August 9, 2018 1:23 pm

Ottawa police seek public’s help identifying break-in suspect

Ottawa police are asking for the public;s assistance in identifying a suspect in a break and enter that allegedly occurred in February.

The Canadian Press / Fred Chartrand / File

The Ottawa Police Service break-and-enter unit is investigating a break-in that allegedly occurred in February and are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect. Police have released images from surveillance footage.

“All investigative avenues have been pursued and police are now asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect,” said the police in a release.

Ottawa poliec are asking for the public’s help identifying this suspect in an alleged break and enter that occurred in Februrary.

Ottawa Police Service

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Police describe the suspect as in his 20s, with light-brown skin. At the time of the incident, he was seen wearing a red hoodie, a beige jacket and blue jeans.

According to Const. Amy Gagnon, the break-in occurred at house but police won’t release the address so as not to compromise an ongoing investigation.

Police are asking anyone who may recognize the man in the surveillance photo to call the Ottawa Police Service west break-and-enter unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 2655. Anonymous tips can also be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

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