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Off-Duty Cop Helps Nab Carjacking Suspect

May 4, 2022 12:46 PM | News

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An off-duty Winnipeg police officer helped colleagues close in on a stolen vehicle following a carjacking on Monday.

Police issued an alert regarding a white Mercedes SUV that been stolen at a convenience store in the 700 block of Corydon Avenue.

The off-duty officer spotted the vehicle Tuesday afternoon driving in the Glenwood neighbourhood and called for police back-up.

The driver was taken into custody and officers identified him as the same suspect involved in the carjacking.

A 34-year-old Winnipeg man faces charges of robbery and driving while disqualified. He was released to appear in court at a later date.