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April 29, 2019

Winnipeg Police Service Media Release
For Immediate Release

Robbery – Arrests: C19-90625

On April 28, 2019, investigators from the Winnipeg Police Major Crimes Unit arrested 3 suspects in relation to a strong-arm robbery that had occurred the day before in the area of Brock St. and Grosvenor Ave.

Gordon LUCAS,18, has been charged with:
- Robbery
- Conspiracy to Commit Robbery
- Carry Concealed Prohibited Weapon x 2
- Possess Weapon x 2
- Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited Weapon
- Assault with a weapon
- Use of Credit Card

A 16-year-old male and a 17-year-old male were also charged with similar offences.

All 3 accused have been detained in custody.

As previously released:
On April 27, 2019, at approximately 6:00 p.m., members of the Winnipeg Police Service responded to the area of Brock Street and Grosvenor Avenue for a report of a purse-snatching.

A 66-year-old female victim had been walking in the area when she was confronted and robbed of her purse by three male youths. The victim was also pepper-sprayed and struck with a weapon before the suspects fled the area.

The victim was treated for her injuries at the scene by members of the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service.

- The first youth suspect is described as a 14 or 15-year-old male, Indigenous in appearance, approximately 5’6” in height with an average build, dark hair and was wearing a light-coloured hoodie.

- The second youth suspect is described as a 14 or 15-year-old male, Caucasian in appearance and wearing a light orange jacket.

- The third youth suspect is described as a 14 or 15-year-old male, Indigenous in appearance and wearing a red backpack.

This investigation is continuing by members of the Major Crimes Unit. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

  • Last Update: April 29, 2019

Constable Jay Murray, Public Information Officer
Constable Dani McKinnon, Public Information Officer
Constable Claude Chancy, Public Information Officer
Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs

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