Tuesday, March 8, 2016

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service

Tuesday, March 8, 2016


Financial Robbery Investigation – Public Assistance Requested – C16-45044
On Friday, March 4, 2016, at approximately 4:30 p.m. members of the Winnipeg Police Service responded to a financial institution in the 1800 block of Main Street for the report of a robbery that had just occurred.

It was learned that a male suspect attended to a female teller indicating he had a bomb and demanded money.  He was given an undisclosed amount of cash before he fled.

Investigators are requesting the public's assistance in identifying the following male suspect: 

The suspect is described as: Middle Eastern in appearance, 35 – 40 years-old, 5'10" – 5'11" tall, medium build, dark hair, slight facial hair with a moustache.

Anyone with information regarding the identity of this suspect is asked to investigators with the Major Crimes Unit at 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).


For further information contact either:
Constable Jason Michalyshen, Public Information Officer
Constable Eric Hofley, Public Information Officer
Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs

Phone: (204) 986-3061 | Fax: (204) 986-3267 | Email:

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