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Muggers make off with pair's smartphones

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Two men were mugged for their smartphones on a St. Boniface thoroughfare, say police who are looking for four suspects in the strong arm robbery, police reported Saturday.

It took place just after 1:30 a.m. Saturday in the 200 block of Provencher Boulevard.

The two men were reported to have been confronted by a group of four other men.

They were said to be armed but police did not say what weapons they carried.

They robbed the pair of their cellular devices.

Police called out the canine unit to track the suspects along with the police helicopter but no arrests were reported Saturday.

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