61-Year-Old Woman Tells Would be Robber, No

Robbery Attempt Fails

PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE - Thursday evening RCMP in Portage la Prairie received a call about an attempted robbery in the parking lot of a bank on Saskatchewan Avenue East.

A 61-year-old woman was walking to her vehicle when a man demanded money. She refused and the man then acted as if he was aiming a gun at her. He continued to demand money, but the woman refused and he left empty-handed.

The man is described as approximately 5'8", larger build, wearing a dark coloured winter coat with a hood.

If you have any information please call Portage La Prairie RCMP at 204-857-4445, call CrimeStoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477, or secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com.

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