Selkirk RCMP have recently arrested and charged a Steinbach woman, as well as three other individuals, in connection to a recent robbery incident that occurred at a business located in Selkirk, Manitoba.

On May 11, 2024, at approximately 10pm, Selkirk RCMP received a report of a robbery occurring at a retail store located on Manitoba Avenue in Selkirk. It was reported that a Loss Prevention officer had been threatened with a knife before the suspects fled in a black SUV, leaving carts full of merchandise behind.

RCMP responded immediately and located the black SUV at the intersection of Manitoba Avenue and Highway 9. Officers initiated a traffic stop and discovered that the 66-year-old female driver, from Steinbach, was found to have a warrant for her arrest for theft under $5,000. The female front-seat passenger, a 51-year-old from Bloodvein First Nation, was found to have a warrant for her arrest for taking a motor vehicle without consent. The rear female passenger, 31-year-old Maureen Young from Winnipeg, was identified as the individual who had wielded the knife.

Police say that all three female suspects, as well as a 43-year-old male rear passenger, were taken into custody for separate multiple offences and active warrants.

RCMP report that Young was charged with failing to comply with a release order condition, possessing property obtained by crime, robbery with an offensive weapon, and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose. She was remanded into custody. The male suspect was charged with theft under or equal to $5,000. He, along with the other two females in the vehicle, were released with future court dates.

Officers note that the Loss Prevention officer was not physically injured as a result of this incident.