Ile des Chenes, Manitoba – On January 26, 2021, at approximately 2:00 pm, St Pierre-Jolys RCMP responded to a report of an armed robbery located at a financial institution on Main Street in the community of Ile des Chenes.
Officers were advised that a lone male, carrying bear spray, entered the financial institution where he threatened the staff and demanded money. The suspect was provided a sum of cash where he then fled the scene in what is believed to be a dark-red colored four-door vehicle.
The suspect is described as male, approximately 6’0″ tall, slim build with blonde hair. He was wearing a high visibility reflective vest, black and yellow colored ear protection, black jacket and pants, brown boots and a black neck warmer pulled up over his face.
A search of the area did not locate the suspect or vehicle but officers did recover the safety vest, ear protection, neck warmer and bottle of bear spray used at the time of the robbery. These items were found in the ditch near Dumaine Road and Poirier Road, located one kilometre east of Ile des Chenes.
RCMP are asking anyone who can identify the suspect or who may have information in regards to this robbery to contact the St Pierre-Jolys RCMP at 204-433-7433, call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477, or submit a secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com.
St Pierre-Jolys RCMP continue to investigate.
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