Teens rob Liquor Mart and assault, threaten cop’s life, say Winnipeg police

A group of Winnipeg teens are in custody after a break-and-enter to a Henderson Highway Liquor Mart and a struggle with police.Police said that a number of youth suspects knocked bottles on the floor and ran away with around $740 in booze.The first suspect was found near Brazier Street and Hazel Avenue. Police said he was arrested after a violent struggle and threatened to kill two officers.Story continues below

The second suspect was arrested after a foot chase near Henderson Highway and Helmsdale Avenue. During the pursuit, he allegedly thew a liquor bottle at an officer.With the help of the K9 Unit, police tracked the third suspect to a yard in the 200 block of Helmsdale Avenue.READ MORE: Security guard injured after North Kildonan liquor store robbedA 14-year-old has been charged with mischief, assault, uttering death threats, possessing property obtained by crime, theft under $5,000, and failing to comply with a sentence. He also had an outstanding warrant for two counts of failing to comply.A 16-year-old faces charges of assaulting a peace officer with a weapon, mischief, failing to comply with conditions, and theft under $5,000.Both suspects were detained in custody.A second 16-year-old was charged with theft under $5,000 and was released on a promise to appear.WATCH: Police investigating 1,200 thefts from MLCC stores in 2018