A woman was taken to hospital Monday morning after being knocked down and robbed at gunpoint near Maplewood Avenue and Osborne Street.
Police say the victim was walking northbound on Osborne Street at around 7 a.m. when two males knocked her down. One of them pulled out a gun and they attempted to take her backpack.
A man in the area tried to help the victim before the suspects pointed the gun at him and ran away.
The woman suffered minor injuries in the assault.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at (204) 986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at (204) 786-TIPS (8477).