‘Ottawa’ Ottawa Police Seek Public’s Help to Identify Assailant in Saturday Stabbing
Ottawa police are asking for the public’s help to identify a man believed to have been involved in a stabbing on Rideau Street on Saturday.
Police say a 17-year-old was stabbed in the throat while walking along Rideau Street around 3:45 pm.
His assailant, who fled west on foot, is described as a black male. He was wearing a grey sweater with a hood and a black vest, blue or grey pants, bright blue Adidas-branded running shoes, and tinted glasses. He had a goatee.
The victim was in serious but stable condition on Monday.
Anyone with information about the event is asked to call Ottawa Police at 613-236-1222, ext. 5166. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).