Tuesday, October 18, 2016

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Residential Robbery – C16-217193
On October 17, 2016, Winnipeg Police responded to a report of a residential robbery that had occurred at approximately 3:50 p.m. to a home located on Victoria Avenue West.
   
The victim, the lone resident, was a female in her seventies. She had answered a knock on her front door when an unknown male forced his way inside. The victim was assaulted, but did not require medical treatment.  A small amount of money was stolen and the suspect fled on foot.
   
The suspect is described as a male, Aboriginal in appearance, approximately 18 to 20 years in age. The suspect had a heavy build weighing approximately 250 pounds. He was approximately 5'8" to 5'10" in height and was wearing a black coloured sweater/hoodie, long dark shorts, a black toque and red/black coloured high-top running shoes.
   
This investigation is continuing by members of the Major Crimes Unit. Anyone with 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:
WPS-PIO@Winnipeg.ca

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