A 31-year-old man is in custody after a convenience store robbery in the 800 block of Arlington Street Tuesday night.
Police say the suspect entered the store around 9:20 p.m. with his face covered. Armed with a knife, he went into an employees-only area behind the counter, demanded money and threatened the employees.
After stealing several packs of cigarettes, the suspect grabbed the cash register and fled the store with it.
The K-9 unit was able to track the suspect to a back yard on Home Street.
Devon Kenny Mitchel Spence faces charges of robbery and disguise with intent.
He’s being detained at the Winnipeg Remand Centre.
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