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Father, daughter robbed, assaulted at The Forks: Winnipeg police

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Two teen girls have been arrested and police are looking for a third after they say a father and his adult daughter were robbed and assaulted at The Forks Monday night – Jun 28, 2022

Two teen girls have been arrested and police are looking for a third after they say a father and his adult daughter were robbed and assaulted at The Forks Monday night.

Police say the father and daughter were in a parking lot at The Forks when a group of girls approached and demanded money around 8 p.m.

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They say the man was punched and kicked in the head after refusing to hand over cash. Police say the man’s daughter was also assaulted as she called 9-1-1.

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Investigators say the suspects smashed the woman’s phone before running away.

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Responding officers found three suspects, who were taken into custody. Other suspects were able to get away, police said.

Two teen girls, aged 13 and 15, are facing robbery-related charges. A warrant has been issued for a 14-year-old girl for similar charges.

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