2 arrested in robbery, confinement of teens near railway bridge
WINNIPEG – Police have arrested two teens they accused of being among five people who held three 18-year-olds captive for more than an hour at a railway bridge near Polo Park mall.
Dylan Carmen Anderson, 19, and a 17-year-old are accused of participating in the bizarre robbery near Omands Creek on Saturday.
The three – two women and a man – had left the mall and were taking photos in the creek area under the railway bridge when five people surrounded them and robbed them at knifepoint.
The man was assaulted and one of the women was forced to hand over her bank card and supply the PIN. Cash was removed from her bank account.
Cash, identification and cellphones were also taken.
Anderson and the 17-year-old were arrested Wednesday shortly after 3 p.m. in the West End, near Denson Place and Wolever Avenue.
They are both charged with three counts each of robbery and forcible confinement. The youth is also charged with failing to comply with a disposition.
Both are being held in custody.
The investigation continues and police expect to make more arrests.
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