Ottawa bank robbery suspect

Ottawa police say the suspect pictured is wanted in connection to two bank robberies in Lincoln Heights on June 23, 2014. (Ottawa Police)

Ottawa Police are looking for help identifying a man after two banks were robbed in the Lincoln Heights area on Monday.

Police said at 5:30 p.m. a man walked into a bank along the 1400 block of Richmond Road and provided a note demanding money and indicating he was armed.

He fled in the direction of the Lincoln Heights mall with an undisclosed quantity of cash. No weapon was seen.

2 banks robbed in same block

At 7:20 p.m. the same suspect entered another bank along the same block of Richmond Road and again provided a note demanding money. He again fled with an undisclosed quantity of cash.

Police described him as a Caucasian male, 25 to 35 years of age, approximately six feet tall and 150 pounds, with a pale complexion, thin build, red or blonde hair and stained teeth.

He was wearing a bright orange construction-style jacket, jeans and sneakers.

Police are asking anyone with information about this or another robbery to contact the robbery unit at 613-236-1222 ext. 5116 or Crime Stoppers at 613-233-8477 (TIPS) or toll free at 1-800-222-8477.