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Multiple Students Robbed in Elmwood Neighbourhood

Winnipeg Police are investigating after multiple students were robbed on their way to school.
Multiple Students Robbed

By: Staff Writer I Winnipeg Tribune

WInnipeg, January 13, 2024 - Winnipeg Police are investigating after three teenage students were robbed while walking to school on the morning of January 11. The incident occurred between 8:30 and 9:00 a.m.

Police responded to multiple reports of the robberies, which took place in the vicinity of Chalmers Avenue. According to police reports, each of the victims was separately confronted by an unknown man brandishing a weapon, who then demanded their personal property. Fortunately, none of the victims sustained any physical injuries during these encounters.

Descriptions provided by the victims all point to a similar image of the suspect, who is said to have been wearing a ski mask along with a dark jacket, the hood of which was pulled up. While these descriptions are limited in detail, the police are diligently working to gather more information from witnesses and surveillance footage in the area to aid in their investigation.

The school has taken immediate action by notifying the families of its students. The school administration has pledged its full cooperation with the authorities to ensure the safety and security of its students during their daily commutes to and from school.

Police are asking anyone with information related to these incidents or the suspect is urged to come forward.

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