On Wednesday, October 16, 2013, just after 10:00 PM, Portage la Prairie RCMP received a report of a robbery at the Co-op Gas Bar on River Road in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba. Portage la Prairie Police Dog Service attended with Portage la Prairie RCMP and assisted in the investigation.
Investigation revealed that a lone male entered the Gas Bar brandishing a firearm, and demanded the staff members give him the money from the cash register. Once obtaining an undisclosed amount of cash, the suspect fled from the building. No injuries were reported.
The suspect was described as being male and Caucasian in appearance. He is believed to be approximately 25 years old, 5’8′ tall and has a slender to medium build. He was wearing a black and gray plaid jacket, a gray hood, navy blue jeans, black shoes and gloves, sun glasses and had a black bandana covering his nose and mouth.