Man charged after break-in at downtown Winnipeg dollar store

Winnipeg police respond to a break-in at the Dollarama on Portage Avenue at Donald Street Wednesday night. Amir Talebi/Global News

Winnipeg police’s tactical and K9 units were called in for a break-in at a downtown Winnipeg dollar store late Wednesday.

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Police responded to the Dollarama on Portage Avenue near Donald Street around 11:15 p.m. after someone reported seeing broken glass and a man inside the store.

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Officers and police dogs searched the store and took a man into custody, police said in a release Thursday.

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A 32-year-old man from Winnipeg is charged with break and enter and has been detained in custody.

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