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By: Staff Writer
Posted: 01/4/2018 3:35 PM
Two men are being sought after the Sarto General Store was robbed at gunpoint on Wednesday night.
Around 8:30 p.m., police responded to a report of the armed robbery. Two masked individuals were said to have entered the store and demanded money from the store employee.
Both men were described as Caucasian, between 18-25 years old, and dressed in black. One of the men also carried a long barrelled firearm, which was pointed at the employee during the robbery. The suspects left the store carrying a backpack that was used to place the money and a small amount of liquor.
The employee was not injured.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Steinbach RCMP at (204) 326-4452 or CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or www.manitobacrimestoppers.com or text "TIPMAN" plus a message to Crimes (274637).
Update: Steinbach RCMP released images on Saturday of the two men involved in Wednesday's armed robbery.
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