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Two arrested in rural gas bar robbery

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Two men have been arrested and RCMP are looking for a third after a gas bar robbery in western Manitoba.

Swan River RCMP said today that three men wearing gloves, balaclavas and wielding metal poles entered a gas bar at the Wuskwi Sipihk First Nation, formerly the Indian Birch Indian Reserve, on Wednesday at about 9 p.m. and made off with the cash register contaning an undisclosed amount of cash.

There were no injuries.

RCMP were able to arrest two men later that night, but a third is still at large.

Joseph George Brass, 29, and Johnny Stewart Cook, 28, have been charged with robbery with an offensive weapon, disguised with intent to commit an offence, and other charges.

RCMP are not releasing any other details including a description of the third man.

The allegations have not been proven in court.

The reserve is located about 50 kilometres north of Swan River.

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