CFN – On December 18, 2014, at approximately 7:30am, a 101 year old man was alone in his apartment in a residential building located in the 1-100 block of Durham Private, when a male suspect buzzed in at the reception door identifying himself as a City of Ottawa employee.
The suspect was provided entry into the secure building by the victim. The suspect attended the victim’s apartment and asked for money at the door. When the victim declined, the suspect forced his way into the apartment. The victim was bound by the suspect.
The suspect then searched the apartment and left with undisclosed items. Once the suspect had left, the victim was able to free himself and contact Police. The victim did not suffer any injuries.
The suspect is described as being a Caucasian male, approximately 50 years of age, fair complexion, a prominent nose, short grey hair, and he possibly wore glasses. He was wearing a driver’s style cap, a black winter jacket, black pants, black boots, and black gloves. The suspect also carried a black bag that had a strap over his head.
Anyone with information with respect to this robbery, or any other robbery, is asked to contact the Ottawa Police Robbery Unit at 613-236-1222 ext. 5116. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers at 613-233-8477 (TIPS), toll free at 1-800-222-8477 or downloading the Ottawa Police iOS app.