Teen in serious condition after being stabbed in throat downtown

_ (Via Ottawa Police) _ (Ottawa) - The Ottawa Police Service Criminal Investigations Section is currently investigating a stabbing that occurred on Saturday April 1st at around 3:45 pm out front of the 1-100 block of Rideau Street in Ottawa.

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Suspect (Ottawa Police)[/caption]

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A 17 year old male from Ottawa was stabbed in the throat by the suspect, who then took off on foot westbound on Rideau Street.


He is described as a black male, wearing a gray hoodie with hood up with a black vest on top, blue/gray pants, bright blue Adidas running shoes, tinted glasses and a goatee (see photo.)


The victim is in serious but stable condition.


Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call the Central Investigation Unit 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.