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Winnipeg police arrest man after series of knifepoint robberies at local businesses

Winnipeg police say they have arrested a man believed to be connected to a series of knifepoint robberies targeting local businesses. . Getty Images

Winnipeg police say they have arrested a man in connection with a series of knifepoint robberies targeting local businesses.

Between March 25 and April 7, police say four businesses in the city were robbed at knifepoint by a solitary suspect. No one was injured.

All the businesses involved were in the 600 block of William Avenue and the 700 block of McPhillips Street.

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An 18-year-old man from Winnipeg is being charged with robbery and weapon-related offences. He was detained in custody.

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