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Winnipeg pizza man robbed by axe-wielding suspect, police say

A routine pizza delivery was stopped by an axe-wielding suspect, Winnipeg police say. Joe Raedle / Getty Images

A routine pizza delivery was stopped by an axe-wielding suspect, Winnipeg police say.

Police said the incident took place around 8:40 Thursday night in the 400 block of Stradbrook Avenue, where the victim was trying to deliver pizza.

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He was confronted by a man, police said, who was brandishing an axe and demanded the pizza. The victim ran and was able to get to safety without injury after a short chase.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the major crimes unit at 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

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