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Winnipeg Police Searching for Man After Two Women Threatened at Gunpoint

Winnipeg Police Searching for Man After Two Women Threatened at Gunpoint

Roy Christopher Brandson
Roy Christopher Brandson is wanted by Winnipeg police. (WPS / HANDOUT)

Winnipeg police are looking to locate a man accused of pointing a gun at two women inside a home on Saturday.

Police say Roy Christopher Brandson, 36, forced his way into the residence in the 3000 block of Sinclair Street and threatened the victims.

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Man Charged with Allegedly Defrauding Winnipeg Veterinarian Clinics

Man Charged with Allegedly Defrauding Winnipeg Veterinarian Clinics

Winnipeg Police Crest

Winnipeg police have arrested and charged a man accused of defrauding several veterinarian clinics in the city.

Between May 2017 and August 2018, police say the man would attend each hospital with a number of dogs and seek medical treatment under a false name. During the transaction, police say he would sometimes adjust a point of sale machine or leave the business without paying.

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RAW:almond River Pop-Up Returning with New Design, 25 Invited Chefs

RAW:almond River Pop-Up Returning with New Design, 25 Invited Chefs

Mandel Hitzer - deer + almond
RAW:almond founder and chef Mandel Hitzer (HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — When the seventh annual RAW:almond begins taking shape on the Assiniboine River at The Forks this winter, it will have a refreshed design and some of the world’s best chefs at the helm.

The pop-up restaurant on ice is the concept of co-founder designer Joe Kalturnyk and chef Mandel Hitzer.

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Police Watchdog Investigating After Woman’s Fibula Fractured During Dauphin Arrest

Police Watchdog Investigating After Woman’s Fibula Fractured During Dauphin Arrest

Independent Investigation Unit of Manitoba - IIU

The Independent Investigation Unit is looking into an incident where a woman’s fibula was fractured during her arrest in Dauphin on November 27.

The IIU says the 25-year-old woman was arrested after police responded to a call at a local residence. During her arrest for breach of peace, the IIU says the woman was uncooperative and officers had to use force to control her.

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Kinew Calls on Manitoba to Restore Mobile Cancer Units

Kinew Calls on Manitoba to Restore Mobile Cancer Units

Wab Kinew
Leader of the Opposition in the Manitoba Legislative Assembly, Wab Kinew scrums at the Manitoba Legislature in Winnipeg on March 12, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/David Lipnowski)

WINNIPEG — Manitoba NDP leader Wab Kinew is calling on the province to restore its mobile cancer clinics after several screening appointments were cancelled at the last minute.

Kinew says the province’s BreastCheck clinics have been taken out of service without warning for the second year in a row.

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Woman Sexually Assaulted in River and Osborne Area

Woman Sexually Assaulted in River and Osborne Area

Winnipeg Police Crest

WINNIPEG — An 18-year-old woman was taken to hospital Friday night after she was sexually assaulted in the River Avenue and Osborne Street area.

Police were called at around 10:30 p.m., where the victim reported she was walking in the area when a man approached her and grabbed her arm. The victim was taken to an area between Pulford Street and Bole Street, north of Stradbrook Avenue, where she was sexually assaulted.

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