(Hobin Street strip mall where robbery took place.)
The Ottawa Police Service Robbery Unit is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a person of interest in a commercial robbery that occurred in the 1 to 100 block of Hobin Street, Stittsville on February 6, 2020.
At approximately 10:30 pm, a lone male entered a store armed with a rifle and robbed the clerk of cash, cigarettes and lottery tickets. An Ottawa man was charged in regards to this incident.
Shortly after the robbery, a second male was captured on camera redeeming some of the stolen lottery tickets at a nearby business located in the 500 block of Hazeldean Road.
(Second location where stolen lottery tickets were redeemed.)
This person of interest is described as a Caucasian male, in his twenties, heavyset, with a brown beard. He was wearing a brown jacket with a grey-hooded sweat-shirt (see photo below).
(Person of interest to identify in Hobin Street Robbery. Photo: Ottawa Police)
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Ottawa Police Service Robbery Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5116.
Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 or at crimestoppers.ca.