RCMP apprehend three suspects after armed robbery at a business located on 1st Avenue, in Pine River, Manitoba

Winnipegosis, Manitoba – On December 12, 2020, at approximately 5:40 pm, Winnipegosis RCMP and Dauphin RCMP responded to an armed robbery at a business located on 1st Avenue, in Pine River.

Two males wearing masks entered the business carrying a rifle and demanded money, cigarettes and liquor. The males then fled on an all-terrain vehicle. The employee relayed this information to 911 and officers set up road blocks in the area.

RCMP located the ATV on Highway 20 and Highway 272 near Camperville. A traffic stop was initiated, however the ATV fled into a nearby field. With the assistance of Police Dog Services, three males were arrested, hiding in the area.

RCMP apprehend three suspects after armed robbery at a business located on 1st Avenue, in Pine River, Manitoba
(RCMP) RCMP apprehend three suspects after armed robbery at a business located on 1st Avenue, in Pine River, Manitoba

The firearm and stolen items were recovered.

James Flatfoot, 33, of Dauphin has been charged with;

Robbery with a Firearm

Disguised with Intent to Commit and Offence

Flight from Peace Officer

Weapons Possession Contrary to Order

Possession of a Firearm when Unauthorized

Operation While Prohibited

Fail to Comply x3

A 16-year-old male from Pine Creek First Nation has been charged with;

Robbery with a Firearm

Disguised with Intent to Commit and Offence

Weapons Possession Contrary to Order

Possession of a Firearm when Unauthorized

Fail to Comply x2

A 20-year-old male, of Pine Creek First Nation, will be facing a charge of Possession of Property Obtained by Crime.

RCMP continue to investigate.

Winnipegosis RCMP

Dauphin RCMP



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