Ottawa Police Service Briefs for Saturday August 17, 2013

opsThe Ottawa Police Service Sexual Assault/Child Abuse Section is investigating a sexual assault in the Centertown area of Ottawa on August 14, 2013.


A 26-year-old woman reported to police that at about 9:30 pm she was walking down the canal access stairs near Rideau Street when she became unconscious. When she awoke a short while later she had reason to believe she was sexually assaulted. No suspect was present.


Anyone with information is asked to contact the Ottawa Police Sexual Assault/Child Abuse Section at 613-236-1222 ext. 5944 or Crime Stoppers at 613-233-8477 (TIPS).

Stabbing on McArthur Avenue

Posted: 16 Aug 2013 07:16 AM PDT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, August 16, 2013 10:20 am

(Ottawa)— On August15, 2013, at approximately 1:08 pm, the Ottawa Police Service responded to a 911 call to the area of McArthur Avenue and Dundas Street for a person who had been stabbed. The victim was transported to hospital with non …

Ottawa Police attempting to identify robbery suspect

Posted: 16 Aug 2013 05:39 AM PDT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, August 16, 2013 8: 47 am

(Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Service Robbery Unit is investigating a June personal robbery and is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect.

On June 30, 2013, at approximately 5:15 pm, a lone male victim was walking within the …

Street level drug dealing targeted in Vanier

Posted: 16 Aug 2013 05:30 AM PDT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, August 16, 2013 8:45 am

(Ottawa) — A two-day Ottawa Police Service operation targeting street level drug dealing in Vanier was completed last night resulting in 11 arrests. (10 men; 1 woman)

Project Ripper, an operation led by Central District officers who serve the Vanier area, …

Man charged with theft from Grotto

Posted: 16 Aug 2013 03:52 AM PDT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, August 15, 2013

(Ottawa)— Ottawa Police charged a man in relation to two separate thefts that occurred at the Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto near Montreal Road and Cantin Street in Vanier.

At 11:20 p.m. on August 14, Ottawa Police officers witnessed a man stealing cash …

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1 Comment

  1. Rideau Street the harlem of Ottawa and going down those stairs to the canal area is also very dangerous since many homeless people are found down there. Vanier is the other harlem and full of drugs known to man. Anybody with any common sense will not go in these places at night let alone the day time.

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