Man robbed at gunpoint at Portage and Main

A man walking in downtown Winnipeg was held up at gunpoint and robbed of money on Wednesday night.

Police searching for gunman after Wednesday night robbery

Police are looking for an armed robber, described as about 5-foot-6 with a thin build, after a man was held up at gunpoint in downtown Winnipeg. (CBC)

A man walking in downtown Winnipeg was held up at gunpoint and robbed of money on Wednesday night, police say.

The incident happened just before 10:30 p.m. near the corner of Portage Avenue and Main Street.

Police said the gunman, described as about 5-foot-6 with a thin build, ran off after getting some money. The victim wasn't injured.

Anyone with information that may help investigators is asked to call 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).