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Teens Charged After Violent Robbery at U of M

June 29, 2014 6:05 PM | News

University of Manitoba

University of Manitoba (UMANITOBA.CA)

Three youths are in police custody after a robbery on the University of Manitoba campus early Sunday.

Winnipeg police were called to Innovation Drive at around 12:40 a.m. after two men were robbed of their property. One of the victims, a 19-year-old man, was then hit with the end of an airsoft rifle and stabbed in the lower body.

He was taken to hospital in critical condition and later upgraded to stable.

Police located the three suspects and seized their weapons. The stolen property was also recovered.

Two 14-year-old boys and a 16-year-old boy are facing numerous charges.

The investigation is continuing.

— Staff