Tuesday, May 3, 2016

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Commercial Robbery – Public Assistance Requested – C16-86157
On May 1, 2016, at approximately 6:30 a.m. Winnipeg Police responded to a report of a commercial robbery in the 2500 block of Portage Avenue.
Two suspects had entered the business armed with handguns. The suspects demanded, and received a significant quantity of narcotics. The suspects were able to flee the area prior to police arrival. There were no injuries sustained in the incident.
The suspects are described as:
  1. Male, Caucasian in appearance, late 30's to early 40's in age, 5'9" in height, average to medium build, light brown-coloured eye brows with "crow's feet" around the eyes.
  2. Male, darker complexion, 6-foot in height, approximately 200 lbs, dark eyebrows with eyes close-set to one another.
The Major Crimes Unit is investigating and is requesting the public's assistance for any information that might assist in identifying the suspects. 
Anyone with further information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).


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

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

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