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Winnipeg Police Service

Request for the Public’s Assistance

On December 31st, 2005 at 12:30 p.m., twenty-three year old Sheryl LEASK was found unconscious outside a residence at 459 Sargent Avenue. LEASK was transported to hospital suffering from a severe head injury.

The subsequent investigation by The Winnipeg Police Service Division 11 Detectives has revealed that LEASK may have been lying outside the residence since 5:30 a.m. that same date. 

Sheryl Leask

Sheryl Leask

 LEASK’s family members last spoke with her on December 30th, 2005.  The Winnipeg Police Service is seeking information regarding LEASK’s whereabouts or who she may have been in company with prior to her sustaining the injury.

Anyone with information pertaining to this matter is requested to contact the Winnipeg Police Service Division 11 Detectives at 204-986-6668.

 

Robbery Arrest

On January 18th, 2006 at 2:15 a.m., two disguised males armed with hammers entered a convenience store in the 100 block of Marion Street and demanded money. The males fled the store with an undisclosed amount of cash and cigarettes.

A short time later, a sharp-eyed member of the Winnipeg Police Service Canine Unit observed a suspicious vehicle in the area. The vehicle was stopped and found to have been stolen. Two males in the vehicle were in possession of the stolen property from the robbery.

Two eighteen year old males have been arrested in relation to this robbery. Both are believed to be responsible for a number of other recent robberies. 

The Winnipeg Police Service Major Crimes Unit is continuing with the investigation.

 

Robbery

On January 17th, 2006 at 10:15 p.m., a female was walking in the area of Kingsway and Montrose Street when she was approached by a male armed with a knife who demanded her backpack.

The victim turned over her backpack and the suspect fled. A witness to the incident chased the suspect resulting in the suspect dropping the bag and fleeing the area. The victim was not injured.

The suspect is described as a male in his twenties, with a slim build, wearing a dark jacket, dark pants and a scarf over his face.

Police are requesting anyone with information pertaining to this incident contact The Winnipeg Police Division 16 detectives at 204-986-2877 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

 

Commercial Robbery

On January 17th, 2006 at 7:40 p.m., a male armed with a handgun entered a loan business in the 2500 block of Portage Avenue and demanded money.  The male obtained an undisclosed amount of cash and fled. The clerk was not injured as a result of the robbery.

The suspect is described as a Caucasian male, approximately twenty-five years of age, 5’10”-5’11” with a thin build, wearing a black bomber style jacket, black balaclava, a grey hoodie, blue jeans and black gloves.

The Winnipeg Police Service is requesting anyone with information in relation to this incident contact the Major Crimes Unit at 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

 

Commercial Robbery 

On January 18th, 2006 at 12:15 a.m., two males brandishing knives entered a convenience store in the 2300 block of Ness Avenue and demanded money and cigarettes.  The males fled the store in a vehicle after receiving an undisclosed amount of cash and cigarettes. 

The first suspect is described as a twenty to twenty-two year old male, approximately 6 feet tall with a husky build, wearing dark pants, a dark jacket and a bandana partially covering is his face.

The second suspect is described as an eighteen to twenty-two year old male, approximately 5’8”-5’9” with a thin build and dark hair, wearing a dark jacket, dark pants and a blue and white bandana partially covering his face.

The Winnipeg Police Service is requesting anyone with information in relation to this incident contact the Major Crimes Unit at 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers and 204-786-TIPS (8477).

 

For Further Information Contact Either:

P/Sgt Kelly Dennison
Public Information Officer
Cst. Jacqueline Chaput
Public Information Officer

   
Office: 204-986-3061
Fax: 204-986-7992
E-mail: WPS-PIO@winnipeg.ca
 


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