Wednesday, March 2, 2016

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service


  Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Assault with a Weapon Arrest – C16-43001
On March 1, 2016 at approximately 9:00 p.m., members of the Winnipeg Police Service responded to a mall located in the 1500 block of Regent Avenue West regarding a disturbance involving several youth.
The investigation revealed that the youth confronted another group while inside the mall. During this time, a 15-year-old male produced a canister of bear spray and discharged it in the direction of four victims.
The suspect fled the mall however, was taken into custody by Canine a short distance away. A canister of bear spray was seized.  
The suspect was transported to the East District Station where Detectives continued the investigation.
The 15-year-old male has been charged with the following:
Assault with a Weapon x 4
Possession of a Weapon
Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited Device or Ammunition
Fail to Comply with Conditions of an Undertaking
He was detained at the Manitoba Youth Centre. 


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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