Ottawa police looking for suspect after stabbing on Donald Street

Ottawa police are searching for a suspect in the stabbing of a man taking out his garbage Sunday evening. THE CANADIAN PRESS IMAGES/Nathalie Madore

Ottawa police are searching for a suspect after a man was stabbed while taking out his garbage on Donald Street Sunday evening.

The 26-year-old victim was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The Ottawa Police Service says the man was approached at approximately 8:15 p.m. while taking out his garbage and stabbed in the lower abdomen, after which the suspect fled.

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Police say they’re looking for a male, six feet one inch tall, with a full-sleeve tattoo on his left arm. He was seen wearing a black mask with eye slits, black clothing and ankle-height shoes at the time of the incident.

The suspect is considered armed and dangerous, and police advise anyone who sees him to not approach and instead call 911.

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Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call the Ottawa Police Service east criminal investigations unit at 613-236-1222 ext. 5366.

Anonymous tips can also be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 or at

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