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Armed robbery at Portage convenience store

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.

Armed robbery

Suspects at the scene of an armed robbery in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba.

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).

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