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Thursday, 02 November 2017 11:49

Carjacking Suspect Still Wanted By RCMP

A carjacking occurred on Spruce Bay in Portage la Prairie and RCMP are investigating.
 
A male approached an idling van that was parked and waiting for a resident. 
 
He then entered the van, produced a firearm, struck the male driver and took the van.

Police are still looking for a red Dodge Caravan, with Manitoba licence plate HUT 784.
 
The suspect is described as an Indigenous male with a slim build, approximately 5'10" tall.
 
He was wearing a mask or bandana around his face, a black jacket with fur around the hood and blue jeans.

Police are advising the public to ensure their vehicle doors are locked when they are stopped.
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Reports say Semi hit Portage overpass

Friday, 17 November 2017 19:27
Reports say Semi hit Portage overpass

Reports are saying that a westbound semi hit the Portage overpass on the Trans Canada highway this evening.

Truck slid off bridge into icy water this morning

Friday, 17 November 2017 16:06
Truck slid off bridge into icy water this morning

A 73 year old man from St. Claude, which is south of Portage, rolled his truck this morning.

"Help Yourself to Stay Warm and Well" helping those in need

Friday, 17 November 2017 12:52

Those in need of warm clothing can find what they need at the “Help Yourself to Stay Warm and Well" event.

Pallister injured while on vacation

Friday, 17 November 2017 11:01
Pallister injured while on vacation

The Premier was hospitalised overnight in New Mexico after suffering a broken arm and other cuts and bruises.