Winnipeg Free Press - ONLINE EDITION

RCMP seek masked men after armed robbery in Steinbach

  • Print

Steinbach RCMP are asking for the public’s help in finding a pair of masked men who held up a local business at gunpoint last week.

Officers were called to 1st Street in Steinbach shortly after 4 p.m. on Thursday after a man, dressed in black and wearing a balaclava, walked into a cash-dispensing business and pointed a long, barrelled firearm at the owner. The suspect then demanded cash from the register and safe before fleeing on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.

He then got into a nearby vehicle, a single-cab, red 1996 Chevrolet 1500 pickup truck that had been seen circling the block, and was driven away by another balaclava-wearing male.

Nobody was injured during the incident.

The gun-wielding suspect is described as a white man in his early 20s, about 5’10" with a slim build. The truck, which may have been stolen from Morris, is described as having a large amount of rust and no tailgate.

Anybody with any information on this incident should call the Steinbach RCMP at (204) 326-1234 or Crime Stoppers at (204) 780-TIPS (8477).

Fact Check

Fact Check

Have you found an error, or know of something we’ve missed in one of our stories?
Please use the form below and let us know.

* Required
  • Please post the headline of the story or the title of the video with the error.

  • Please post exactly what was wrong with the story.

  • Please indicate your source for the correct information.

  • Yes

    No

  • This will only be used to contact you if we have a question about your submission, it will not be used to identify you or be published.

  • Cancel

Having problems with the form?

Contact Us Directly
  • Print

You can comment on most stories on winnipegfreepress.com. You can also agree or disagree with other comments. All you need to do is be a Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscriber to join the conversation and give your feedback.

You can comment on most stories on winnipegfreepress.com. You can also agree or disagree with other comments. All you need to do is be a Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscriber to join the conversation and give your feedback.

Have Your Say

New to commenting? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions.

Have Your Say

Comments are open to Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscribers only. why?

Have Your Say

Comments are open to Winnipeg Free Press Subscribers only. why?

The Winnipeg Free Press does not necessarily endorse any of the views posted. By submitting your comment, you agree to our Terms and Conditions. These terms were revised effective April 16, 2010.

letters

Make text: Larger | Smaller

LATEST VIDEO

Family of Matias De Antonio speaks outside Law Courts

View more like this

Photo Store Gallery

  • PHIL HOSSACK / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS 070619 LIGHTNING ILLUMINATES AN ABANDONED GRAIN ELEVATOR IN THE VILLAGE OF SANFORD ABOUT 10PM TUESDAY NIGHT AS A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS PASSED NEAR WINNIPEG JUST TO THE NORTH OF THIS  SITE.
  • JOE.BRYKSA@FREEPRESS.MB.CA Local-(Standup photo)- Humming Around- A female ruby -throated hummingbird fly's through the bee bomb  flowers Friday at the Assiniboine Park English Garden- Nectar from flowers are their main source of food. Hummingbirds wings can beat as fast as 75x times second. Better get a glimpse of them soon the birds fly far south for the winter - from Mexico to South America- JOE BRYKSA/WINNIPEG FREE PRESS- Sept 10, 2009

View More Gallery Photos

Poll

What are you most looking forward to this Easter weekend?

View Results

View Related Story

Ads by Google