4 charged in robbery spree in Winnipeg
Two boys and two men are facing several robbery and court breach charges in connection with a crime spree in Winnipeg.
The first incident happened 11:45 p.m. on Wednesday when a 21-year-old man was robbed by four people in the area of Donald Street and Mayfair Avenue. The man suffered minor injuries as a result of the robbery, police said.
About 15 minutes later, a 26-year-old woman and 42-year-old man were robbed in the area of Donald Street and Broadway Avenue. Again, the victims suffered minor injuries.
The four robbery suspects then made their way to the 300 block of Young Street, where they confronted a man and woman, both aged 20, shortly before 1 a.m. Thursday. As in all incidents, the victims were slightly injured.
The last victims were able to provide police with descriptions of the suspects, who were then located in the area of Ellice Avenue and Sherbrook Street and arrested.
Two boys, aged 15 and 16, have been detained at the Manitoba Youth Centre. Two men, aged 18 and 20, have been detained at the Provincial Remand Centre.