Two men have been arrested after an early-morning armed robbery at a Winnipeg convenience store.
Police were called to the store in the 200 block of St. Mary’s Road around 3:30 a.m. Thursday.
They say three men armed with a knife threatened an employee before stealing lottery tickets and other merchandise.
The employee was not injured.
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Officers caught up with two men matching the suspects’ descriptions near Goulet Street and Tache Avenue.
The pair were arrested and police say a machete was seized along with some methamphetamine.
Investigators say all of the stolen merchandise was recovered.
A 19-year-old man facing a number of charges including robbery, possession of a weapon and possession of methamphetamine.
A 33-year-old man is charged with robbery.
Police are continuing to investigate and anyone with information is asked to call the major crimes unit at 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS.
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