16-Year Old Charged in Commercial Robbery


WINNIPEG, MB. - On February 8, 2021, at 10:14 p.m., members of the Winnipeg Police Service responded to a convenience store in the 1000 block of McPhillips Street for a report of a commercial robbery. Two male suspects had robbed the store with a machete and fled with stolen goods.


Soon after, a North District General Patrol unit located two male suspects in the area of Redwood Avenue and Sgt Tommy Prince Street. The males were taken into custody, and two knives, including a machete, were seized. Items believed to have been stolen from the store were recovered.


Members of the Major Crimes Unit continued with the investigation.


A 16-year-old male of Winnipeg has been charged with:


- Robbery

- Possession of a Weapon (x2)

- Carrying Concealed Weapon Prohibited Device or Ammunition (x2)

- Fail to Comply with Condition of Undertaking (x2)


A 32-year-old male of Winnipeg has been charged with:


- Robbery

- Possession of a Weapon


Both were detained in custody. The 32-year-old male is not being named due to having a family relation with the youth.

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