August 27, 2012

Portage la Prairie

Armed Robbery

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Just after 12:00 AM on Monday, August 27, 2012, Portage la Prairie RCMP received a report of a robbery at Dakota Tipi Gaming Center in Dakota Tipi First Nation, Manitoba. D Division Police Dog Service and Amaranth RCMP attended with Portage la Prairie RCMP and assisted in the investigation. Investigation revealed that a two individuals entered the Gaming Center, one of which was brandishing a firearm and the other brandishing what is believed to be a bat, and proceeded to the cash room. Once obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash, the suspects fled from the building. No injuries were reported. The suspects were each wearing a dark hoodie with a balaclava covering their face. Police were unable to locate the suspects.