Residents Follow Suspects to Ensure Capture

Residents Follow Suspects

WINNIPEG - Thursday morning around 10:30 am, Headingley RCMP responded to a report of a break and enter in progress at a home in the RM of St. Francois Xavier.

The homeowners, who were out of the country, were alerted by their security system that their home was being broken into and called Police.

Relatives who lived by the home, they saw two suspects leaving the home with stolen items. The suspects then fled the scene. The relatives followed the suspects provided updates to police.

RCMP found both vehicles on Highway 26 the suspects attempted to evade police, but drove into a farmer’s field, blew a tire, and struck an embankment.

The two suspects exited the vehicle and tried to get away on foot but were apprehended quickly.

The suspects suffered injuries from the collision and were taken to hospital.

The vehicle being driven by the suspects was stolen out of the RM of Springfield and a substance believed to be meth was found inside the vehicle.

A 19-year-old female and a 27-year-old male, both from Winnipeg, are facing numerous charges including Break and Enter, Flight from Police and Possession of Stolen Property. Both also have outstanding warrants of arrest from other jurisdictions.

As the suspects sustained injuries requiring admittance to hospital, the IIU was immediately notified and are investigating.


TOPICS:   Manitoba News

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