Winnipeg police looking for person of interest in robbery investigation

Winnipeg police need help to identify a man who they say is a person of interest in a Polo Park-area robbery investigation.

Police say a 33-year-old woman and her 56-year-old mother were in a vehicle outside a store in the 1000 block of Empress Street around 7:30 p.m. on March 17 when a man allegedly jumped in their vehicle.

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Police allege the man robbed the women at knifepoint before fleeing.

Neither the woman nor her mother were physically hurt, police say.

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On Friday, police released a photo of a man caught on surveillance video in the area, who they are calling a person of interest.

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The man is described as in his late 40s and roughly six feet tall with shoulder-length, “wavy” black-and-grey hair. He was wearing glasses, a black or dark blue windbreaker-style jacket and blue jeans.

Anyone with information on the man’s identity is asked to call investigators at 204-786-TIPS.

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