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Man Stabbed, Robbed in Winnipeg’s Central Park: Police

Man Stabbed, Robbed in Winnipeg’s Central Park: Police

Winnipeg Police CrestWinnipeg police arrested two people over the weekend accused of stabbing a man in Central Park.

The 19-year-old victim was in the area at around 1:50 a.m. Saturday when two people confronted him and a 21-year-old woman.

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Winnipeg Police Respond to Five Separate Gun Calls in 24 Hours

Winnipeg Police Respond to Five Separate Gun Calls in 24 Hours

Winnipeg Police CrestWinnipeg police say they responded to five separate incidents involving firearms this week in a single 24-hour period.

It all began early Tuesday morning when two females robbed a grocery store in the West Alexander neighbourhood. One of them pulled out a long gun and chased customers out of the store, while the other suspect took items from behind the counter. No one was injured and both suspects fled.

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Winnipeg Police Make Second Arrest in Fatal Bar Italia Shooting

Winnipeg Police Make Second Arrest in Fatal Bar Italia Shooting

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Bar Italia, 737 Corydon Avenue (GOOGLE STREET VIEW)

Winnipeg police have made a second arrest and laid charges in relation to a fatal shooting at Bar Italia this past spring.

Joshua Lucien Peter Turner, 24, was taken into custody on Monday. Police have charged him with first-degree murder, attempting to commit murder using a firearm and two counts of failing to comply with a probation order.

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Winnipeg Police Warn of Fraudulent Text Message Scam

Winnipeg Police Warn of Fraudulent Text Message Scam

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A screenshot of a sample fraudulent text message police say can dupe unsuspecting recipients. (WPS / HANDOUT)

Winnipeg police are warning about a scam involving fraudulent security alert text messages.

The messages arrive unsolicited and warn a person’s bank account will be closed or access limited if certain prompts aren’t followed.

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