Ottawa—The Ottawa Police Robbery Unit and the O.P.P. Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement (ROPE) Squad is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a federal offender wanted for two bank robberies in Ottawa in recent days.
On June 24, 2019 at approximately 10:00am, Kirk NICHOL attended a financial institution along the 300 block of Montreal Road, passed a note to the teller demanding cash and threatened to start shooting. He fled with an undisclosed amount of money. There were no injuries and no weapons were seen.
On June 27, 2019 at approximately 9:45am, Kirk NICHOL attended a financial institution along the 200 block of Rideau Street, pointed a firearm at the teller and demanded cash. He fled with an undisclosed amount of money. There were no injuries to any employees.
In addition to these two bank robberies, Kirk NICHOL is wanted by the O.P.P on a Canada-wide warrant for breaching conditions of his statutory release. He is serving an eleven (11) year, five (5) month sentence for Robbery and other firearms-related offences.
He is considered armed and dangerous.
Kirk NICHOL is described as a white male, 61 years of age, 6’2 (188cm), 200lbs (91kg) with grey-brown hair (balding) and hazel eyes. He has tattoos on forearms, right upper arm, chest and a scar on his forehead (see picture).
Anyone having contact with this offender is asked to call 9-1-1, if safe to do so.
Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is asked to contact one of the following: the Provincial R.O.P.E. Squad at 416-808-5900 or toll free at 1-866-870-7673 (ROPE), the Ottawa Police Robbery Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5116, Crime stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or at crimestoppers.ca.