Three men are in police custody after an armed robbery in the RM of Alonsa on August 9.
Manitoba RCMP say the three suspects pulled up to a business on Highway 50 just before 3 p.m. wearing masks and pointed firearms at the employees. No one was injured, but a quantity of cash and cigarettes were stolen.
RCMP, along with the Manitoba First Nations Police Service, were notified that the suspect’s vehicle was found in Sandy Bay Ojibway First Nation. The MFNP conducted a traffic stop on the van and arrested four people, including the female driver, who was later released without charges.
Francis Beaulieu, 31, Anton Levasseur, 26, and Victor Lavasseur, 29, all from Sandy Bay, remain in custody on charges of Robbery with a Firearm and various firearms offences.