Ottawa police search for suspect that stole tobacco, threatened staff at west-end business

OTTAWA — Ottawa police are searching for a suspect after a man stole tobacco products from a west-end store.

Police say at approximately 2:47 a.m. on Oct. 26, a man walked into a store in the 1800 block of Baseline Road, near Navaho Drive, walked behind the cashier area carrying a white bag and started filling the bag with tobacco products.

Police say the suspect threatened the staff and left the business on foot.

The suspect is described as a white man, medium to heavy build.  He was wearing a red hoodie with white drawstrings, a black puffy jacket, grey track pants and grey shoes; and was carrying a black backpack.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Ottawa Police Service Robbery Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5116.

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