Teen threatens beer vendor guard with knife, makes off with booze, say Winnipeg police

Winnipeg police say a beer vendor was robbed and a security guard threatened with a knife in St. James on Monday night.Police said a boy headed to a beer vendor on St. Matthews Avenue near Empress Street at about 8:30 p.m. and grabbed a “pack of malt beverages.”READ MORE: Teens arrested after west Winnipeg crime spreeWhen the cashier asked for ID, the teen took out a knife and brandished it. He then ran, threatening a security guard with the knife before he left.Police caught up to the suspect nearby on Sargent Avenue and Milt Stegall Drive. They found the stolen malt drinks and a knife.A 14-year-old male faces charges for robbery, assault with a weapon and possession of a weapon. He is in custody.WATCH: Teen charged with senior’s death charged for other crimes, including home invasion