Woman Carjacked Sitting in Vehicle on Bannatyne Avenue

December 24, 2018 11:14 AM | News

Winnipeg Police CrestWinnipeg police arrested a man early Monday after they say he carjacked a woman in the 200 block of Bannatyne Avenue.

The 23-year-old victim was sitting in her car at around 2:45 a.m. when a man ordered her to get out. She complied and the man drove off in her vehicle. The woman wasn’t injured.

Officers spotted the car about 15 minutes later in the 500 block of Portage Avenue and followed it to a lane in the 300 block of Langside Street. The driver fled on foot, but was arrested shortly after.

Theodoros Kyriakakos of Winnipeg, 19, has been charged with robbery. He remains in custody.

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