The Ottawa Police Service (OPS) is asking for the public’s help to identify a man who was involved in an attempted abduction of a child in the March Road and Second Line Road area, north of Kanata.

Investigators say the incident happened on November 6, and with the help of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have now been able to release a composite sketch of the suspect.

The man is described as:

Middle Eastern,
50-to-60 years old
Dark hair, greying on the sides.
Believed to speak Arabic
Driving a large white SUV with a broken mirror

Anyone with information about the identity of the suspect is asked to call Ottawa Police Major Case Management at 613-236-1222, ext. 5760 or email

Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477, or at