Police issue warrant for missing robbery suspect

Ottawa Police are looking for a man facing several robbery charges who disappeared after being released from custody.

Nouradine Ahmed was charged in 2016, in connection with four bank robberies and a convenience store robbery in Ottawa.

He was released from custody in January with several conditions, including where he could live.

But police say he disappeared several weeks later and has not been seen since.

His robbery charges are still before the courts.

A warrant has been issued for Ahmed's arrest on three counts of breach of recognizance.

Ahmed is described as a black man, about 5'5" tall, and weighing 143 lbs. He has a medium build, short black hair, is balding, and he has brown eyes. He may have black facial hair.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of this suspect, or any robbery, is asked to call the Ottawa Police's Robbery Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5116. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by downloading the Ottawa Police app.