Portage la Prairie RCMP investigate robberies; “three similar robberies within a two week period”

Portage la Prairie, Manitoba – Portage la Prairie RCMP responded to three similar robberies within a two week period.

On April 23, 2022, at approximately 10:05 pm, RCMP responded to a robbery on Oak Bay, in Portage la Prairie. A delivery driver was on Oak Bay dropping off pizzas when he was approached by a male. The male threatened the victim with a knife, stole the pizzas and fled on foot. The victim, a 38-year-old male, was not physically injured.

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(File Photo) Robbery

The suspect is described as male, wearing dark clothing and a surgical mask.

On May 1, 2022, at approximately 7:50 pm, RCMP responded to a robbery on 10th Street NW in Portage la Prairie. A delivery driver was on 10th Street dropping off pizzas when he was approached by a male. The male threatened him with a machete, stole the pizzas and fled on foot. The victim, a 40-year-old male, was not physically injured.

The suspect is described as an Indigenous male, 5’10”, wearing jeans and a black hoody.

On May 3, 2022, at approximately 10:20 pm, RCMP responded to a robbery on Wilkinson Crescent, in Portage la Prairie. A delivery driver was on Wilkinson Crescent dropping off pizzas when he was approached by a male. The male threatened him with a knife and demanded the keys to his vehicle. The suspect took the pizzas and fled in the victim’s vehicle. The 24-year-old male victim was not physically injured.

The suspect is described as Caucasian, shorter in stature with a clean-shaven face. He was wearing dark clothing, a hat, gloves and baggy pants.

The stolen vehicle is a white 2016 Honda Accord with a Manitoba licence plate KLD 198.

If you see the stolen vehicle or have any information on these incidents please call Portage la Prairie RCMP Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477, or secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com.

Portage la Prairie RCMP

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