Violent, weapon weilding punks rob fast-food joints

From the Ottawa Citizen

Ottawa police release photos of suspects in violent fast-food restaurant robberies

By Tony Spears, The Ottawa CitizenAugust 14, 2009 9:49 AM
Police photos of suspects in Ottawa fast-food restaurant robberies.

Police photos of suspects in Ottawa fast-food restaurant robberies.

Photograph by: Ottawa Police, Ottawa Police

OTTAWA — Seven violent fast-food restaurant robberies in Ottawa have police turning to the public for help.

Two to six suspects armed with knives, bats and sometimes a handgun would storm the eateries by their front and rear doors, and force employees to empty out cash registers and safes. The suspects would flee on foot.

Minor injuries were reported after some robberies though none required medical attention.

Police believe the robberies may be linked.

The robberies occurred from June 19 to July 8 at the following stores:

Domino’s Pizza, in the 500-block of Montreal Road on June 19.

Dairly Queen, in the 300-block of St. Laurent Boulevard on June 22.

Burger King, in the 200-block of Ogilvie Road on June 23.

Pizza Pizza, in the 1900-block of Montreal Road on June 26.

Pizza Pizza, in the 1300-block of Richmond Road on June 26.

Dairy Queen, in the 400-block of Terry Fox Drive on June 30.

Bobby’s Pizza, in the 1400-block of Ogilvie Road on July 8.

The suspects are described as male, black or middle-eastern and around 20 years old.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 613-236-1222 ext. 5116 or Crime Stoppers at 613-233-8477 (TIPS)

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