Friday, June 17, 2016

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service

Friday, June 17, 2016

 
Robbery Arrest – C16-123806
On June 17, 2016 at approximately 8:15 a.m. the Winnipeg Police Service received numerous reports of a male being assaulted and robbed of his bicycle in the area of Wellington Crescent and Academy Road.
   
Witnesses to the incident were able to give a description of the suspect and provide a direction of travel. At approximately 8:35 a.m. responding general patrol units were able to locate the suspect and place him under arrest.
   
It was determined that the 42-year-old male victim was commuting to work by bicycle when the suspect stepped into his path forcing him to stop. The suspect attempted to steal the victim's bicycle however a brief struggle ensued, and the suspect produced a hatchet. The victim was struck several times with the weapon but sustained non-threatening injuries. The suspect was able to steal the bicycle and flee.
   
Cane Ashley MOAR, 19-years-old of Winnipeg was arrested and charged with the following offences:
   
- Robbery
- Fail to Comply with Probation
   
The accused was remanded in custody.

 

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:
WPS-PIO@Winnipeg.ca

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