Two wanted in connection with Byward Market swarming

Ottawa Police are searching for two women after they say a third was swarmed and robbed in the Byward Market.

Officers say it happened at about 2:15 in the afternoon on May 20th on George St. east of Sussex.

They describe the two suspects harassing and following a woman, with one grabbing the victim's purse.

A phone was stolen during the struggle.

Police descriptions:

  • Suspect # 1: black female, approx. 25 years of age, 5'10, slim w/ long curly hair, a tube top and shorts
  • Suspect # 2: black female, shorter, longer hair with red colouring