Flin Flon RCMP make arrest in armed robbery, continue to look for other suspect

Flin Flon, Manitoba – On February 11, 2021, at approximately 5:55 pm, Flin Flon RCMP received a report of an armed robbery at the Manitoba Liquor Mart store on Hapnot Street in Flin Flon, Manitoba. Two males entered the store. One male used a machete to threaten a female employee in an attempt to get money from the cash register while the other male stood watch. No money was obtained, but the males left with bottles of alcohol. Nobody was injured during the incident.

Second male
(RCMP) Second male
Machete
(RCMP) Machete

The suspects were wearing very identifiable clothing, and with the assistance of Creighton RCMP, officers were able to quickly locate the male with the machete and take him into custody. David Ross, 25, of Flin Flon had the machete on him when he was arrested. He remains in custody and is facing charges of Robbery with Offensive Weapon, Uttering Threats Against a Person, Possession of a Weapon for Dangerous Purpose, and Carrying Concealed Weapon. There is also a warrant for his arrest in Saskatchewan for firearms offences.

Police continue to look for the other male. He was wearing a black “Hustlegang” sweatshirt, a dark New York Yankees baseball cap, a black facial covering, and grey boots. If you have information, please call Flin Flon RCMP at 204-687-1423, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477, or secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com.

Flin Flon RCMP



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