5 p.m., Sept. 10)
Police ask for public's help in identifying bank robbery
By Fred Sherwin
Ottawa Police Service is seeking the pubic's help in identifying
a suspect in connection with a bank robbery that took
at the RBC branch in Navan on Sept. 3.
suspect was wearing a dark blue or black long-sleeve,
button down shirt with stripes, beige/khaki
Docker-type pants and a blue and white baseball
cap with no logo. OPS photo
suspect was caught on the branch's closed circuit camera
and was wearing a dark blue or black long sleeved button
down shirt with stripes, beige/khaki Docker type pants,
a blue/white baseball cap (no logo), sunglasses with dark
lenses, and dark blue and white running shoes.
is an English-speaking, Caucasian male, approx. 25- to
30 years old, six feet tall with a medium build.
suspect entered the branch at about 7 p.m. and verbally
indicated it was a robbery. He was armed with a handgun,
which he pointed at the bank personnel. He was carrying
a plastic bag in which he ordered the teler to place the
is believed the suspect fled in a red hatchback with a
black roof rack. That vehicle travelled south on Trim
Road and was last seen turning eastbound onto Colonial
Road. It is also believed the suspect was in the proximity
several hours before he entered the bank.
with information in respect to the robbery, or the suspect
is asked to contact the Ottawa Police Robbery Unit at
613-236-1222, ext. 5116. Anonymous tips can be submitted
by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477
(TIPS) or by downloading the Ottawa Police iOS app.
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