Steinbach RCMP are reporting that a 34-year-old Winnipeg man has been arrested and charged in connection to a recent armed robbery incident that occurred at the Dairy Queen located on Highway 12 in Steinbach.
On November 18, 2023, at approximately 6:13pm, Steinbach RCMP received a report of an armed robbery in progress at the Steinbach Dairy Queen. Police were advised that a male suspect had entered the restaurant and presented a note to one of the employees demanding money. The suspect also stated to the employee that he was armed.
Police immediately attended the location and arrested the suspect as he was walking away from the restaurant in the parking lot. Upon searching the man, police located a hatchet and a small knife concealed on his body, as well as a knife and stolen property in his backpack.
Officers noted that none of the employees were injured during the incident.
RCMP report that 34-year-old Terrance Machiskinic of Winnipeg is facing numerous charges related to this incident, including robbery with an offensive weapon and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.