November 23, 2014

Selkirk

Armed Robbery

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On November 23, 2014, at about 7:30 pm, Selkirk RCMP were called to a report of a robbery at the Co-op gas bar on Main Street in Selkirk, Manitoba. A lone male entered the business and demanded money, threatening the employee with a weapon. The suspect fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash from the register.

The victim was not injured.

The suspect is described as Aboriginal in appearance, approximately 6 feet tall, with long black hair. He was wearing a grey hooded sweater, black sunglasses, a red scarf over his face, white shoes and a big checkered jacket. A photo is provided of this suspect.

Investigation revealed there were two other male witnesses outside the Co-op gas bar when this incident occurred. Police are interested in speaking with these witnesses as they may have information related to this investigation.

On November 23, 2014, at about 8:30 pm, Selkirk RCMP were called to a report of another robbery at the Safeway gas bar located on Main Street in Selkirk. A lone male entered the business and demanded money, threatening the employee with a weapon. The suspect fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash from the register.

The victim was not injured.

The suspect is male, approximately 5’10” tall with a medium build. He was wearing a black balaclava with sunglasses, light blue jeans, white running shoes and a grey and black winter jacket.

Both robberies may be related.