Two Charged After Brazen Armed Robbery on St. Anne's

Brazen Armed Robbery on St. Anne's

WINNIPEG, MB - Two people have been charged after a brazen armed robbery on Tuesday evening in Winnipeg and that may be responsible for several more robberies.

An employee, from a business in the first 100 block of St. Anne's Rd, called police saying that they were robbed by a male armed with a handgun who fled in a vehicle.

Officers were able to locate and stop the vehicle near St. Marys Rd and Sherwood. One person took off and the driver, an adult female, was taken into custody.

Tactical Support, Air 1, and a K-9 unit assisted searching for the suspect who was located a short time later on Sunset Blvd.

Police recovered the firearm used and the stolen money.

Investigators believe the same two people are also responsible for the following robberies:

  • February 9, 2018 - Business in the 700 block of St Marys Rd.
  • February 23, 2018 - Business in the 1500 block of Main St.
  • March 7, 2018 - Business in the 1600 block of Henderson Hwy.
  • March 8, 2018 - Business in the first 100 block of Main St. in Selkirk, Manitoba
  • March 8, 21018 - Business in the 3000 block of Portage Ave.
  • March 17, 2018 - Business in the 1800 block of Grant Ave.
  • March 18, 2018 - Business in the 1600 block of Henderson Hwy.
  • March 20, 2018 - Business in the 1100 block of Henderson Hwy.
  • March 24, 2018 - Business in the 600 block of Osborne St.
  • March 27, 2018 - Business in the 200 block of Henderson Hwy.
  • March 30, 2018 - Business in the 600 block of Osborne St.
  • April 2, 2018 - Business in the 2000 block of Portage Ave.

Julie Penner, a 27-year-old female of Winnipeg, has been charged with:

  • Armed Robbery using a Firearm X13
  • Craig Dorland Robert HALL, a 31-year-old male of Winnipeg, has been charged with:
  • Armed Robbery using a Firearm X14

Carry Concealed Weapon, Prohibited Device or Ammunition X13

  • Possess Weapon X13
  • Disguise with Intent X13
  • Use of Firearm During Commission of an Indictable Offence X13
  • Possession of Firearm, Restricted/Prohibited Weapon or Ammunition Contrary to Prohibition Order X39
  • Pointing a Firearm X9

This investigation continues and anyone with information is asked to call 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

TOPICS:   Winnipeg Police

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