West End Robbery Nets Weapons Charges, Two People in Custody

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.

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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