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October 12, 2017

Winnipeg Police Service Media Release
For Immediate Release

Weapons - Arrest: C170229848

On October 11, 2017 at approximately 12:40 p.m., the Winnipeg Police Service received a call regarding a male armed with what appeared to be handgun in the area of 700 William Ave., the Health Sciences Centre. Officers present at the hospital on an unrelated matter quickly responded and located an adult male outside of the hospital and placed him under arrest.

Officers learned that the suspect confronted a male not previously known to him outside the hospital. The confrontation escalated and the suspect pulled out what appeared to be a handgun and pointed it at the victim. After the confrontation, the suspect tossed the firearm on to the lower roof of the Health Sciences Centre.

The weapon was located and found to be an imitation, modified firearm.

Gregory Charles KLYNE, 32-years-old, of Winnipeg has been charged with Possess Weapon.

He was detained in custody.

Commercial Robbery– Investigation: C170230345

On October 11, 2017 at approximately 11:10 p.m., Winnipeg Police members responded to a report of a robbery in progress at a business in the 1800 block of Pembina Highway. 

The victim reported that a male armed with firearm and with his face concealed, demanded money and fled.  The male successfully stole approximately $1000 in cash.

No one was injured as a result of the incident. 

This investigation is continuing by members of the Major Crimes Unit. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

Break & Enter – Arrests: C170230436

On October 12, 2017 at approximately 2:20 a.m., Winnipeg Police members responded to a report of three people attempting to break in to a business in the 1100 block of Munroe Avenue. 

General patrol attended, three males fled on foot, and officers engaged in a foot pursuit.

With the collective efforts of the Canine Unit, General Patrol, and Air1, they were able to apprehend all parties a short distance away.

It was determined that the suspects stole assortment bottles liquor.

Three males have been arrested.

This investigation is continuing by members of the Major Crimes Unit. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

Male Shot - Investigation: C170230466

On October 12, 2017 at approximately 4:50 a.m., the Winnipeg Police Service were notified of an injured male lying on the roadway in the area of Simcoe St. and Sargent Ave. General Patrol officers attended and located a 25-year-old male suffering from upper body injuries. He was transported to hospital in unstable condition. It was determined that the victim sustained a knife wound and a gunshot wound to the upper body.

This investigation is continuing by members of the Major Crimes Unit. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

MISSING PERSON - SARAH IBRAHIM - C17-230683 - LOCATED


The Winnipeg Police Service is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing 21 year old female, Sarah Marie IBRAHIM
IBRAHIM was last seen in the Southdale area of Winnipeg in the evening of October 11, 2017
IBRAHIM is described as Bi-Racial, 5’8, thin build, with long black hair and brown eyes.  IBRAHIM was last seen wearing a black zip up sweater, and jeans
IBRAHIM is believed to be driving a 2001 Chevrolet Impala, brown and purple in colour bearing Manitoba Licence HCT 247.

The Winnipeg Police Service is concerned about IBRAHIM'S well-being and is asking anyone with any information regarding her whereabouts to contact the Winnipeg Police Service Missing Persons Unit at 204-986-6250.

    • Last Update: October 13, 2017

Constable Rob Carver, Public Information Officer
Constable Jay Murray, Public Information Officer
Constable Tammy Skrabek, Public Information Officer

Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs

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