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Police seek suspect after broad daylight robbery

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Winnipeg police are searching for a suspect after a woman was recently robbed in broad daylight in Elmwood.

Police responded to a report of a robbery in the 200 block of Henderson Highway around 11:30 a.m. on Aug. 8. A 47-year-old female told police a male suspect armed with a knife confronted her in a parking lot and stole her purse. The victim was not injured.

The suspect is described as aboriginal in appearance, 20 to 30 years old, approximately 5-10 in height with a thin build and dark, shoulder-length curly hair. The suspect was wearing a black baseball cap and black jeans.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call the East District detective office at 204-986-2857 or CrimeStoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

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