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Man arrested after robbery at financial institution, Winnipeg police say

The Winnipeg Police Service’s (WPS) Major Crimes Unit is investigating a robbery at a financial institution in the 1200 block of Portage Avenue on Thursday.

In the late afternoon of Thursday, Feb. 15, WPS said a man approached the institution’s counter, said he was armed, demanded money, then ran away with an undisclosed amount of cash.

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Officers soon found the suspect in the area, authorities said, and he was taken into custody.

Police said the stolen money was fully recovered.

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