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Man Sought in Pair of Winnipeg Robberies

July 28, 2016 12:42 PM | News


Robbery Suspect

Police are looking for this man, believed to be responsible for two Winnipeg robberies this month. (WPS / HANDOUT)

Police are looking for a man believed to be responsible for two separate commercial Winnipeg robberies.

The first happened July 9 at around 10:30 p.m. in the 100 block of Keewatin Street.

Police say the man entered a store brandishing a knife and demanded cigarettes. He made off with the items prior to police arriving on scene.

The following day at 12:30 a.m., another store was robbed in the 3500 block of Roblin Boulevard.

Police describe the man as aboriginal in appearance, between the ages of 20-25, 5’8″ to 5’10” in height, thin to medium build, short dark hair. The suspect had a tattoo on his right arm of a black outline of a cross approximately 13 centimetres in length.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at (204) 986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at (204) 786-TIPS (8477).