Somerset pharmacy thief wanted by police

By Jake Davies - West Carleton Online

This tattoo is on the suspect's hand. Couresy OPS
This tattoo is on the suspect’s hand. Couresy OPS

OTTAWA – Ottawa police hope a distinctive tattoo will lead to the downfall of a pharmacy robber.

The Ottawa Police Service is investigating a recent robbery and is seeking the public’s assistance to identify the male suspect responsible.

On Feb. 7, at 12:16 p.m. a lone male suspect entered a pharmacy situated in the 700 block of Somerset Street West and demanded cash. No one was injured during the robbery.

The suspect is described as a white male, 5’9” (175 cm), thin build. He had a moustache. He wore an “army” green-coloured coat, grey jogging pants, and black boots. A tattoo was observed on his right hand.

The tattoo'd hand is attached to this body. Courtesy OPS
The tattoo’d hand is attached to this body. Courtesy OPS

Anyone with information regarding this robbery, or any other robbery, is asked to call the Ottawa Police’s 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 app.

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