Portage la Prairie RCMP are currently investigating a recent armed robbery incident and are asking the public for any information that may help identify the two male suspects involved.

On February 16, 2024, at approximately 9:10pm, RCMP responded to a robbery at a business located on Saskatchewan Avenue East, in Portage la Prairie.

Police investigation determined that two male suspects entered the business armed with a firearm and a knife. They then demanded money, assaulted the employee, and fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.

RCMP noted that the 31-year-old male victim sustained minor injuries as a result of the incident.

The suspects are described as male and wearing all dark clothing.

If you have information regarding this crime, you are asked to call Portage la Prairie RCMP at 204-857-4445 or CrimeStoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477. You can also submit a secure tip online at manitobacrimestoppers.com.