Police Looking for Identity of Armed Robber

Manitoba Post StaffNews

WINNIPEG – Police are looking for a suspect who is responsible for two commercial robberies and need your help.

The first robbery took place on February 27, 2019 at 10:00 am, when the suspect entered a business on Ellice Avenue armed with a baseball bat. He stole an undisclosed amount of merchandise and fled on foot.

He then went to another business on Portage Avenue and threatened an employee before stealing more merchandise and running away.

The robberies were captured on video surveillance and investigators are releasing still images in an attempt to identify the suspect. Please note the suspect’s clothing and the fluorescent green bag in the second image.

This investigation is continuing by members of the Major Crimes Unit. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).