A 33-year-old Ottawa man is facing robbery-related charges after a couple of incidents at businesses along Montreal Road, in Vanier.
Ottawa police responded to a robberies in the same area on November 30 at 3:20 p.m., and December 4 at 3:10 a.m.
In both cases, a man walked into a business with his face covered by a bandana and demanded all of the cash in the register. In the first robbery, the suspect made off with cash. In the second incident, the man held out a large knife but was scared off when a second employee intervened.
Jeremy Young has been charged with:
- Robbery with an offensive weapon
- Disguise with intent (two counts)
- Possess a weapon for committing an offence
He is scheduled to appear in court, Thursday.