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Three women charged in violent robbery

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Police have three women in custody after a 49-year-old woman was robbed and assaulted Thursday night.

Winnipeg police say the woman was confronted about 8 p.m. Thursday in the area of Balmoral Street and Cumberland Avenue.

The suspects demanded the victim’s property and physically assaulted her. They then robbed her of her property including a quantity of cash.

The suspects fled the area, leaving the injured victim behind.

Patrol members, including members of the Tactical Support Team, were notified and attended.

At approximately 8:30 pm., officers located three suspects in the area of the first 100 block of Lydia Street. They were arrested and taken into custody.

Hillary Weekmark, 21, has been charged with robbery with violence and detained.

Dayna Ryle, 20, has been charged with robbery with violence and detained.

Sara Muminawatum, 24, has been charged with robbery with violence and detained. She has also been charged with failing to comply with the conditions of a recognizance.

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Updated on Saturday, July 20, 2013 at 9:29 AM CDT: Light editing

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