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Two men face several charges after two armed robberies

10.10.2018 08:33
By: Frank McGwire

Portage RCMP continue investigation

Brandon, MB (CKLQ) - RCMP charge two men after two separate armed robberies in Portage La Prairie.

In the first incident, two people were walking home from work on Tupper Street when two males on bikes approached them. 

Police report on October 5, 2018 the victims were held at knife point.

The suspects then took multiple items from them before fleeing the scene. 

When RCMP officers were investigating this incident, another armed robbery was reported in the area. 

This time, the suspects used a screwdriver. 

After further investigation RCMP arrested and detained two men.

Christian Meeches, 20, of Long Plain First Nation faces several charges including robbery with a weapon.

Harlen Hart, 20, of Winnipeg also faces multiple charges.