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Violent Stabbing and Robbery Incidents Lead to Arrests in Winnipeg


Winnipeg, October 29, 2023 - Saturday at around 5:45 p.m., Winnipeg Police Service responded to a distress call in the 100 block of Pandora Avenue West. Officers found a 57-year-old male victim suffering from a serious upper-body injury caused by a stabbing. Police on scene applied a chest seal, stabilizing the victim before he was rushed to the hospital in critical condition. Thanks to emergency surgery, he was later upgraded to stable condition.


Officers arrested an adult female suspect in the vicinity without resistance. Another adult male suspect was pursued and apprehended in the 300 block of Victoria Avenue West. Investigators recovered a knife from the male suspect, which has been seized as evidence in the case.


The Major Crimes Unit took charge of the investigation, revealing disturbing details. The victim had unwittingly parked near a stolen vehicle, which led to a verbal altercation escalating into a violent stabbing.


More shocking revelations came to light as investigators dug deeper. The suspects, a 24-year-old male and a 26-year-old female from Winnipeg, were linked to a separate robbery incident that occurred on October 26, 2023, at approximately 11:30 p.m. The suspects, getting off from a city bus near the intersection of Talbot Avenue and Elmwood Street, assaulted a 22-year-old female victim. One of the assailants brandished a knife and attempted a robbery. Fortunately, the victim did not sustain severe injuries and did not require medical attention.


The 24-year-old male suspect faces a slew of charges, including Robbery, Aggravated Assault, Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000, and multiple counts of failing to comply with court orders. Additionally, he is charged with Identity Fraud for providing false information at the time of arrest. The 26-year-old female suspect is charged with Robbery, Theft of Motor Vehicle, and multiple counts of failing to comply with court orders.


Both suspects are currently in custody, ensuring they pose no further threat to the community.


The Major Crimes Unit is actively investigating the case and seeks assistance from the public. Anyone with information pertinent to the investigation is urged to contact the police at 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477). Anonymous tips can also be submitted online at winnipegcrimestoppers.org, contributing to maintaining the safety of our city.

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