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Police hoping to solve downtown robbery

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Winnipeg police are looking for a man who robbed a woman Monday morning near Arthur Street and Notre Dame Avenue.

A 50-year-old woman was walking to work shortly before 7 a.m. when she was confronted by a man who demanded her wallet. When she didn’t immediately give it up, the suspect took out a knife.

The woman complied, and the suspect took off eastbound through a parking lot. The victim was not injured.

The suspect is described as: abouit five-foot-eight to five-foot-nine, with a medium build and a  dark complexion. He was wearing a dark-coloured jacket with a hoodie underneath.

Anyone with information is asked to contact investigators at 204-986-6668 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-8477.

 

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Updated on Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at 10:26 PM CST: Corrects typo.

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