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Robbery Unit investigatng Beechwood Bank Robberies
The Ottawa Police Service is investigating two related bank robberies.
On February 13, 2012, at approximately 10:15 am, a lone male suspect entered a bank situated in the 0-100 block of Beechwood Avenue. The suspect made a verbal demand for money and left the bank with an undisclosed quantity of cash. No weapon was seen and there were no injuries.
On Friday March 23, 2012, at 10:40 am, the same suspect entered the same bank. The suspect made a verbal demand for cash and made off with an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect was described as being a Caucasian male, skinny build, 5'6" (1.68 m), white-red-grey windbreaker, old blue jeans, dark grey shoes, wore a black scarf, aviator style sunglasses, and black gloves. In the previous robbery he carried a blue and grey Roots backpack. (see attached images)
The suspect may have been carrying a higher than usual amount of cash in the days following the March 23rd robbery.
Anyone with information with respect to this robbery, or any other robbery, is asked to contact the Robbery Unit at 613-236-1222 ext. 5116 or Crime Stoppers at 613-233-8477 (TIPS) or toll free at 1-800-222-8477.
Ottawa Police Service/Service de Police d'Ottawa