On January 3, 2013 at about 4:20 p.m., Steinbach RCMP were informed of an armed robbery with a firearm at a business on 1st Street in Steinbach, Manitoba. RCMP attended and secured the scene where investigation revealed that a male dressed in black, wearing a balaclava entered the business and pointed a long, barreled firearm at the business owner. The suspect then demanded cash from the cash register and safe before fleeing on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect then entered a waiting vehicle that was parked nearby. Investigation indicates that the suspect vehicle circled the area prior to the suspect entering the business. Witnesses indicate that the suspect vehicle departed the scene with two males wearing balaclavas. No one was injured during the incident.
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