OTTAWA, Ont. – Ottawa police are investigating a personal robbery at an ATM machine.

Around 3:45 p.m. on February 9, a female was using a bank machine along the 100 block of Rideau Street.

She was depositing an envelope when she was grabbed from behind and thrown to the ground by a man. The man made off with a small amount of cash.

The man is described as:

Caucasian
Athletic build
Ruddy complexion
Short hair
Sunken cheeks
40-50 years of age
5’9″ – 5’10″
Medium build
Unshaven with white facial hair

The suspect was wearing a dark green toque and a large, blue, down-filled, winter coat with a hood.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Ottawa Police Service Robbery Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5116 or Crime Stoppers at 613-233-8477 (TIPS) or toll free at 1-800-222-8477.