Thompson RCMP make arrests in robbery

October 16, 2020
Thompson, Manitoba

News release

On October 15, 2020, at approximately 9:20 pm, RCMP responded to a robbery at a business on Thompson Drive, in Thompson. An intoxicated male and female, entered the business and were yelling and being aggressive towards the staff and customers. The male then grabbed a broom and stole an undetermined amount of cash from the register and both suspects left on foot.

At 9:30 pm, officers patrolling in the area located and arrested the suspects.

Video surveillance was obtained which showed the suspects leaving the business after the robbery, and then proceeding to assault one another.

A 26-year-old male, and a 28-year-old female, both from Thompson, are facing charges of Robbery and Assault.

Thompson RCMP continue to investigate.

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Contact information

Cpl. Julie Courchaine, Media Relations Officer
RCMP Media Relations
204-983-8497

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