West End Robbery Nets Weapons Charges, Two People in Custody

Winnipeg Police CrestWinnipeg police came across several weapons early Thursday after pulling over a vehicle related to a suspected robbery.

Police were flagged down by a convenience store employee in the area of Ellice Avenue and Arlington Street at around 12:45 a.m., stating a theft had just occurred.

The suspect got into a vehicle being driven by an accomplice and fled the scene.

Officers caught up to the vehicle near Portage Avenue and Erin Street, where they deployed a stop stick. The vehicle came to a rest and police approached it in the 1700 block of Portage Avenue.

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Both the male driver and a female passenger were taken into custody.

Police found a loaded .22 rifle between the driver and passenger seats, as well as a folding knife, a large hunting style knife, an eight ball, and a single round of .22 calibre ammunition.

A 17-year-old female Winnipeg youth faces weapons and theft charges.

Myles Anthony Delima of Winnipeg, 31, also faces weapons charges, as well as theft, failing to comply with a probation order and driving with a suspended licence.

Both suspects remain in custody.



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