Elphinstone RCMP investigate armed robbery




On Jan. 24 at about 11:30 p.m, Elphinstone RCMP were dispatched to a complaint of an armed robbery that had occurred at the gaming centre on the Keeseekoowenin First Nation.

Investigation indicates that a lone male wearing a balaclava entered the premises brandishing a firearm and demanding cash and cigarettes.

The man then fled on foot with cigarettes and an undisclosed amount of cash. There were no injuries.

The suspect is described as wearing a green camouflage jacket and dark pants. 

Elphinstone RCMP and Brandon RCMP Major Crimes Services continue to investigate.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Elphinstone RCMP at 204-625-2138.

If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Manitoba Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477(TIPS) or www.manitobacrimestoppers.com, or text "TIPMAN" plus your message to Crimes (274637).