On December 19, 2014, patrol officers acted on a call placed to the Ottawa Police with respect to this investigation. The suspect was arrested without incident as a result.
A male, age 59 of Ottawa, has been charged with the following offences:
* Attempt murder
* Robbery with violence
* Forcible Confinement
* Break and enter
* Use a credit card obtained by crime (two counts)
He will appear in court on December 20, 2014.
The name of the person charged is being withheld in order to protect important next steps in the investigation. The Robbery Unit would still encourage anyone with information to contact them.
The Robbery Unit has established a tip line to accept information with respect to this investigation. Anyone having information with respect to this robbery is asked to contact the Ottawa Police Robbery Unit tip line at 613-236-1222 ext. 5477. 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.