WINNIPEG - A 32 year-old woman has been arrested with help from the public for a violent assault and robbery of a 73 year-old woman in St. Boniface.
As originally reported the victim was approached by the woman in her backyard and attacked with a weapon when she allowed the suspect into her home. She then took the victims's keys and fled in her vehicle.
The 32 year-old woman faces charges related to the incident but police are still looking for the victim's van. The vehicle is described a beige/brown 2005 Dodge Caravan with rust along the bottom of both sides and denting on a passenger door. The vehicle may still have a licence plate of AVU951.
Stock image (not the actual vehicle)
Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to contact the Major Crimes Unit at 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).