Winnipeg police investigate stabbing, robbery incident on Main Street

An investigation is ongoing into what the Winnipeg Police Service said was a robbery and stabbing incident on Main Street.

Officers arrived in the 800 block of Main Street on Jan. 27, at approximately 2:30 a.m. According to police, a 35-year-old man was located suffering from stab wounds. He was taken to the hospital in an unstable condition. Officials noted he remains in stable condition.

An early investigation found that a male suspect approached the victim and robbed him of his personal property. The suspect is said to have been carrying a knife and firearm. Police added that the suspect stabbed the victim in his upper body, fled, and dropped his firearm in the process.

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The investigation into the robbery is ongoing.

Police said a man was observed picking up the dropped firearm and entering a taxi with other individuals. The vehicle was tracked to the 600 block of Magnus Avenue and four suspects were apprehended.

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A 26-year-old was taken into custody and faces multiple firearm-related offences. The three others were released without charges.

Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6219, Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477), or submit a tip online at winnipegcrimestoppers.org.

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