A Tip to Police Leads to Arrest of a 25-Year-Old Armed Robbery Suspect

Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested

WINNIPEG, MB - Police have arrested a 25-year-old Winnipeg man who was wanted for multiple armed robberies in the city last year.

Police said they acted on a tip that the man, wanted on several warrants, was at a home in the 400 block of Keenleyside Street.

Bryan Scott Wiebe, 25-years-old of Winnipeg was wanted in connection with several armed robberies. Each are listed below;

On November 2, 2017 the suspect, wearing a disguise and armed with a hand gun, robbed two businesses; one in the 1400 block of Main Street and the other in the 1000 block of Main Street. An undisclosed amount of money was obtained. No one was injured during the attack.

On November 3, 2017 the suspect, wearing a disguise and armed with a large knife, robbed five business in the following areas:

  • 100 block of Salter Street
  • 1300 block of Main Street
  • 700 block of Watt Street
  • 1100 block of Munroe Avenue
  • 500 block of Talbot Avenue

Cigarettes and an undisclosed amount of money was obtained. No one was injured during the attack.

On December 2, 2017 the suspect, wearing a disguise and stating that he was armed with a gun, robbed two businesses; one in the 700 block of Watt Street and the other in the 1400 block of Main Street. An undisclosed amount of money was obtained. No one was injured during the attack.

On December 9, 2017 the suspect, wearing a disguise and armed with a gun, robbed a business in the 1300 block of Molson Street. An undisclosed amount of money was obtained. No one was injured during the attack.

Police said they have charged Wiebe with a laundry list of offences all listed below;

  • Resist Peace Officer
  • Fail to Comply with Recognizance x 8
  • Armed Robbery Using a Firearm x 5
  • Use of Firearm During Commission of an Offence x 5
  • Possession of Firearm, Restricted Weapon or Ammunition Contrary to Prohibition Order X10
  • Point Firearm X3
  • Possess Weapon X10
  • Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized X3
  • Disguise with Intent X10
  • Possession of a Firearm, Prohibited or Restricted Weapon Obtained by Crime
  • Robbery x 5

Laura Manning, Manitoba Post

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TOPICS:   Winnipeg Police

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