Man to identify in Hobin Street commercial robbery

(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


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