Thursday, December 24, 2015

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service

Thursday, December 24, 2015

Commercial Robbery Arrest – C15-269003
On Thursday, December 24th, 2015 at approximately 2:45 a.m. Winnipeg Police responded to a report of a commercial robbery in the 100 block of Regent Avenue. A male had entered a convenience store in the area, with his face concealed by a balaclava, where he produced a weapon and demanded money before fleeing. The lone employee was not injured.
General patrol units responded to the area, assisted by a K9 unit. The Police Service Dog was able to track a suspect through residential streets and ultimately to a business in the 800 block of Regent Avenue.
Tracey Wayne Russell, 45 years of Winnipeg, was charged with:

  • Robbery
  • Wear Disguise with Intent
  • Possess Weapon for Dangerous Purpose

Russell was detained in custody.


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   Constable Jason Michalyshen, Public Information Officer
   Constable Eric Hofley, Public Information Officer
   Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs

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