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Winnipeg Police Shoot Armed Man Outside 7-Eleven

Winnipeg Police Shoot Armed Man Outside 7-Eleven

7-Eleven Police Shooting
A Winnipeg police officer points his firearm at a suspect outside of a 7-Eleven store on Thursday, November 21, 2019. (FACEBOOK)

Winnipeg police opened fire Thursday afternoon on a suspect armed with a knife outside of a 7-Eleven store in the city’s West End.

Officers were called to the convenience store at the corner of Ellice Avenue and Arlington Street at around 5:30 p.m. for an attempted robbery.

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Teen Charged in Brutal Liquor Mart Assaults

Teen Charged in Brutal Liquor Mart Assaults

Manny Atwal
Manny Atwal, CEO of Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries, speaks during a press conference in Winnipeg, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Steve Lambert)

One teen has been charged and two other suspects are at large after a violent assault and robbery at a Winnipeg Liquor Mart location on Wednesday.

Just before 4 p.m., three suspects entered the Tyndall Park Liquor Mart on Keewatin Street armed with knives. Police say while two suspects stole multiple liquor products, another became enraged at staff.

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Eternal Youth: Manitoba’s Iconic Golden Boy Turns 100

Eternal Youth: Manitoba’s Iconic Golden Boy Turns 100

Golden Boy
The Golden Boy sits atop the Manitoba Legislative Building. (WIKIPEDIA)

WINNIPEG — Manitoba’s iconic Golden Boy is turning 100 today.

It’s been a century since the roughly 17-foot statue first adorned the roof of the Manitoba Legislative Building as one of the province’s most-recognized landmarks.

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Three Liquor Mart Employees Assaulted During Violent Robbery

Three Liquor Mart Employees Assaulted During Violent Robbery

Liquor Mart
A Winnipeg Liquor Mart store is shown in this file photo. (CHRISD.CA)

WINNIPEG — Three employees at the Tyndall Park Liquor Mart were assaulted Wednesday afternoon during a violent robbery, sending one of them to hospital.

During a news conference tonight, Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries president and CEO, Manny Atwal, said the incident was an unprovoked attack on staff and is the latest in a spike of robberies at the stores.

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