On February 27, 2013, just before 2am, Portage la Prairie RCMP were dispatched to a complaint of an armed robbery at a convenience store located in the 1200 block of Saskatchewan Avenue West in Portage la Prairie.
Police investigation indicates that two males entered a convenience store brandishing a knife. The two men received an undisclosed amount of cash and a quantity of cigarettes before fleeing. There were no injuries connected to this incident.
The suspects are both described as about 6′ tall. One was wearing a blue jacket and blue jeans, the second male was wearing a camouflage jacket. Both had their faces concealed and were wearing gloves.
Anyone with information regarding this robbery is asked to call the Portage la Prairie RCMP at 204-857-4445 or their local police agency. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Manitoba Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477(TIPS), submit a tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com, or text TIPMAN plus your message to Crimes(274637).