Police ask for public’s help after incident on OC Transpo route 262

(via Ottawa Police)

UPDATE, 9:20pm: “The Ottawa Police Service wishes to advise that the male has been identified and the matter continues to be investigated.”

The Ottawa Police Service West District Investigations Unit and the Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Section are trying to identify a male involved in a suspicious incident on an OC Transpo bus last week.

On Monday, April 18, 2016 between 4:00pm and 4:45pm, a male was observed acting inappropriately in public while on board OC Transpo bus #262.  Part of that route runs through Stittsville.

The suspect is described as a Caucasian male, in mid-20s, with short dark hair. He was wearing black sunglasses, an Ottawa Senators baseball cap, a black hoodie sweater, gray pants and black shoes.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call Ottawa Police’s Sexual Assault and Child Abuse section at 613-236-1222, ext. 5944. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by downloading the Ottawa Police app.

(EDITOR’S NOTE: This press release originally included a photo of the suspect. We removed it from the article once police confirmed the suspect had been located.)


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