The Ottawa Police Service has charged a 34-year-old man after it says a man tried to steal perfume from a shop on Bank Street.
Investigators say a man walked into a store on Bank Street on June 25, between Glebe Avenue and First Avenue, grabbed a perfume and hid it. When confronted by staff at the shop, he pulled out a knife and then ran away, eventually taking off in a vehicle.
The suspect was identified, located and arrested.
Nathan Gagnon, of Ottawa, is charged with:
- Robbery with a weapon
- Possession of a weapon
- Drive disqualified
- Theft under
He will be attending show cause court Thursday.