Female victim in Blackburn Hamlet gets robbed
The Ottawa Police Service Robbery Unit is investigating a weekend robbery of a female victim in Blackburn Hamlet. On Oct. 19, at approximately 1:00 a.m., a female victim, age 69, exited an OC Transpo bus and began walking along Innes Rd. The victim then felt someone trying to take her bag from behind. The victim held onto the bag at which point the suspect let go, punched the victim to the head, made a derogatory remark, and then fled empty handed. A second suspect stood by as this occurred. The victim sustained minor injuries that did not require medical attention. The suspects were last seen running southbound on Beddoe Lane. The suspects are described as follows: #1: Caucasian male, 18-22 yrs, 135lbs, thin build, shaved head, blonde hair, oval face, pale complexion, white bomber style jacket, pale blue jeans. #2: Caucasian male, 18-22 yrs, dark blue jeans. Anyone with information with respect to this robbery, or any other robbery, is asked to contact the Robbery Unit at 613-236-1222 ext. 5116 or Crime Stoppers at 613-233-8477 (TIPS) or toll free at 1-800-222-8477.