April 16, 2019 4:18 pm

Main Street Liquor Mart robbed by man on meth

Alcohol inside a Manitoba Liquor Mart.

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A Winnipeg man is behind bars after a Liquor Mart on Main Street was robbed Monday night.

Winnipeg police said the suspect – believed to have been high on meth while robbing the store – threatened a worker with a large flashlight.

Employees at the store called the cops, who used the Air1 helicopter to track down the suspect.

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Officers inside the helicopter saw the man hiding items, and police on the ground found the booze and flashlight.

A police investigation discovered the suspect had robbed the same Liquor Mart the previous week.

Bernard Wailunga, 25, is facing multiple offenses, including robbery.

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