Approximately $40,000 worth of cellular devices stolen from Brandon business


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Source: BPS News Release

On May 12, 2022 at approximately 9:10 am, police responded to a report of a robbery at a business in the 800 block of 18th street N.

Investigation revealed that two suspects entered the business and demanded to know where the merchandise was stored.  The suspects then threatened the employee to turn over approximately $40,000 worth of cellular devices.

The suspects drove away in a newer Mazda CX5 or CX8.  The Manitoba licence plate on the vehicle, did not match the vehicle description provided.

The two suspects were wearing disposable gloves, with their faces covered.  They are both described as black males.  One of the males is approximately 5”8”.  The second male is said to have been wearing a white hoodie, dark pants, and white sneakers.

The employee was not injured.  It is unknown if the suspects were carrying any weapons.

The matter is still under investigation and is being led by the BPS Major Crimes Section.