Caller tells police ‘suspects going through his vehicle armed with firearm’

Winnipeg, Manitoba – On September 28, 2021, at approximately 3:45 a.m., Winnipeg Police Service’s East District Patrol Officers responded to the report of two males rummaging through vehicles in the 400 block of Harbison Avenue West.

Officers met with a resident who indicated that he had confronted two suspects going through his vehicle and possessed what he believed to be a firearm. They subsequently fled on foot.

Police located two individuals nearby, who were taken into custody. They had a weapon in their possession; however, no firearm was recovered.

Winnipeg Police Service
Winnipeg Police Service

Two 18-year-old males of Winnipeg are facing charges of Possession of a Weapon.
One was detained in custody, while the other was released on an Undertaking (as mandated by the Criminal Code).

Weapons – Arrests: C21-226720

Winnipeg Police Service

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