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Dauphin Man Robbed After Inviting in Acquaintance

December 20, 2016 9:12 AM | News

RCMP Logo VehicleA Dauphin man may think twice the next time he invites someone into his home.

RCMP say a 73-year-old man was robbed on December 13 when he invited a recent acquaintance into his home at around 2:30 a.m. The victim was assaulted and the suspect made off with some cash.

The homeowner was treated for his injuries in hospital.

The suspect is described as a Caucasian man, approximately 40-50 years of age and said his name was Morris. He was driving a light-coloured pickup truck with polar bear licence plates.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Dauphin RCMP at (204) 622-5020 or Manitoba Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

— Staff