Victims Punched, Kicked and Hit Over Head for Cell Phone and Cigarettes

Victims Punched, Kicked, Hit Over Head

WINNIPEG - Two people have been charged after they attacked a man and a woman near Carlton Street and Ellice Avenue.

A 25 year-old woman and a 26 year-old man were punched, kicked and hit over the head with a hammer before their cell phone and cigarettes were stolen. Both victims require hospital treatment.

The suspects were quickly located in the immediate area and arrested.

27 year-old Kara Lisa Harper has been charged with Robbery and Possess Weapon.

31 year-old Michael Okemow has been charged with Assault with a Weapon and Carry Concealed Weapon Prohibited Device or Ammunition.

Both were detained.

This investigation is continuing by members of the Major Crimes Unit. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

TOPICS:   Winnipeg Crime

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