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Man Arrested in Connection with String of Robberies

March 19, 2014 2:36 PM | News

Winnipeg Police CrestWinnipeg police have made an arrest in an armed robbery and other related incidents going back to February.

On March 4, police say the suspect attempted to rob a business in the 1600 block of Regent Avenue. An employee was confronted, but no cash was turned over and the suspect fled.

The same man is believed to be responsible for stealing a vehicle and theft of gas on February 28, a commercial robbery in the 1000 block of McPhillips Street March 8, and theft of gas in the 900 block of Henderson Highway on March 17.

On Tuesday, police spotted the stolen vehicle in the area of River Avenue and Donald Street.

Steven Peterson, 22, was arrested without incident and faces numerous charges.

He remains in custody.

— Staff