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Arrest made following pair of similar Montreal Road robberies

Police responded to one incident in the middle of the day, while the other happened in the early morning hours.
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Ottawa Police Service vehicle, February 28, 2018. (Photo/ Mike Vlasveld)

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
  • 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. 

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