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RCMP arrest one, search for two more suspects in Portage la Prairie armed robbery – Winnipeg



One suspect has been arrested, however two are nonetheless on the unfastened as police look to catch these they allege had been a part of an armed theft in Portage la Prairie Monday.

Simply earlier than 4 a.m. Monday, police say three males entered a home on third Road NE in Portage, with one in every of them carrying a firearm, and one other carrying bear spray.

These within the residence had been pressured into the basement and sprayed, and the suspects proceeded to steal a variety of gadgets and flee the scene.

The firearm was recovered in a close-by yard, however the suspects weren’t instantly situated.

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One suspect, 29-year-old Maurice Merrick was arrested Tuesday afternoon.

However police are actively in search of two different males, 27-year-old Jordan Chartrand, and 38-year-old Mitchell Hunter.

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Chartrand is 5’5″ and 120 kilos whereas Hunter is 5’11’ and 205 kilos. Each have black hair and brown eyes.

In case you have info, name Portage la Prairie RCMP at 204-857-8767 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477, or safe tip on-line at

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