Stabbing on OC Transpo Bus in Ottawa 080317

Stabbing on OC Transpo bus


(Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Service Central Criminal Investigations Unit is investigating a stabbing that occurred on an OC Transpo bus.

On August 3, 2017, at approximately 2:10 am, patrol officers responded to a stabbing call at the intersection on Albert Street and Kent Street. Officers arrived and boarded the bus and located a male victim. The victim had a stab wound. The victim was treated by paramedics and taken to the Ottawa hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

The suspect fled the scene prior to police arrival. He is described as a black male, 18 to 22 years old, 6’2″ (188cm) and thinly built. He was clean-shaven and has long braided hair. He was wearing an army camouflage short jacket and skinny jeans.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call Ottawa Police’s Central Criminal Investigation Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5166.

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