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Monday, March 6, 2017
News Release - Winnipeg Police Service
Monday, March 6, 2017
Commercial Robbery Arrests - C17-0045934 Since November 2016, multiple individuals became involved in a crime spree having varied involvement, while acting out either individually or as a group.
One incident in particular occurred as follows:
*March 5th, 2017, 5:40 a.m. - Four suspects robbed a convenience store located in the 100 block of McPhillips Street. One of the suspects was armed with a handgun and the business was robbed of cash, cigarettes and merchandise.
Patrol members, including Canine responded.
Due to collaborative efforts, three of the suspects were located inside a vehicle in the area of the 700 block of Victor Street. They were arrested and some of stolen property was recovered.
Members of the Major Crimes Unit continued to investigate.
At approximately 11:00 a.m., two additional suspects were located in the area of the 200 block of College Avenue while having contact with officers on an unrelated matter.
A 20 year old male, 30 year old male, and 31 year old male have been charged with numerous weapon related offences including, Armed Robbery using a Restricted Firearm or prohibited Firearm.
The investigation continues.
Indecent Act - C17-0046133
On March 4, 2017 at approximately 8:00 p.m., while in the area of Regent Avenue East and Day Street, a 20 year old female observed an unknown male exposing himself.
It was reported that the victim observed the male walk past her and approximately five minutes later, he approached her again while committing an indecent act.
The victim fled and notified police.
The suspect is described as a male in his late 20's, 5'7"- 5'9" tall, skinny build, wearing a blue windbreaker with a silver band on the front and back. He had his hood up with it tied tight around his face area. It appears he was making an effort to conceal his identity.
Members of the East District Crime Unit continue to investigate. Anyone with further information regarding the incident or suspect is asked to contact detectives at 204-986-2857 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