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January 26, 2017

Winnipeg Police Service Media Release
For Immediate Release

Robbery Arrest – C17-17568

On January 25, 2017, at approximately 11:40 a.m., Winnipeg Police responded to a Weapon call at Garden City Collegiate at 711 Jefferson Avenue. Initial information was that a male, armed with a machete, assaulted a male youth inside the school.

A 16-year-old victim was transported to a hospital where he was treated and released.

Numerous police units assisted in this incident, including; School Resource, Tactical Support Team, General Patrol and the District 3 Crime Unit. As a result of their combined efforts, a 16-year-old male youth was arrested. He has been charged with:
- Robbery
- Assault with a Weapon
- Fail to Comply with Probation

He was detained in custody.

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