Police looking to ID person of interest in January assault investigation

Ottawa Police are looking for help identifying a man they're calling a person of interest in an assault investigation.

Police say an aggravated assault took place around 12:30 a.m. on January 10th on MacLaren Street, between O'Connor and Bank Streets

They're now looking to identify a man who was captured on camera in the area.

The person of interest is described as black, about 5'8" and 150lbs, with short, black hair.

He was wearing black baseball cap with white logo at the front, dark winter hoody jacket with a reddish / orange inside, blue jeans, and beige shoes/short boots.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call Ottawa Police's Central Criminal Investigation Det. Velho Mannix at 613-236-1222, ext. 5166. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by downloading the Ottawa Police app.