Teens Knock Over, Break Bottles of Liquor During Winnipeg Robbery: Police

January 14, 2019 12:33 PM | News

Liquor Mart Express

(FILE)

WINNIPEG — Three teens are in police custody following a robbery at a Liquor Mart location Sunday evening.

Police say several youths knocked over and broke several bottles of liquor at the store in the 900 block of Henderson Highway at around 5:30 p.m. They then stole several bottles worth approximately $740 and ran off, according to police.

Officers caught up to the first youth near Brazier Street and Hazel Dell Avenue, where they say he struggled with police and threatened to kill two officers.

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The second youth was found in the area of Henderson Highway and Helmsdale Avenue and continued to run from officers. During the pursuit, he threw a bottle of liquor at an officer, narrowly missing him. He was eventually arrested. In both cases, a quantity of liquor was recovered.

The third suspect was found hiding in a yard in the 200 block of Helmsdale Avenue after being tracked by the K9 unit.

A 14-year-old boy and two 16-year-old boys from Winnipeg have been charged.



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