WINNIPEG — A 22-year-year old man is in custody following a string of violent robberies in August, according to Winnipeg police.
The first incident happened Aug. 4, in the area of Balmoral Street and Cumberland Avenue. Two men were assaulted by the suspect who was holding a knife and a board. There weren’t any life-threatening injuries.
Four days later, the suspect allegedly stole a Honda Civic from the 400 block of Stella Avenue.
On Sept.5, police said the suspect robbed a bakery on the 1000 block of Keewatin Street. No one was injured.
On Sept.7, the suspect, who was armed with a knife, allegedly robbed another bakery on the 700 block of Keewatin Street. There also weren’t any injuries.
Three days later, police said the suspect, armed with a knife and driving the stolen Honda Civic, robbed a restaurant in the 200 block of Henderson Highway. There were no injuries.
On the morning of Sept. 10, police said the suspect, again armed with a knife and driving the stolen Honda, attempted to rob a gas station in the 900 block of Jefferson Avenue, but was unsuccessful.
A few hours later the suspect crashed the car into a parked vehicle in the 700 block of Flora Avenue and fled the scene.
The suspect then stole cigarettes from a gas station on the 1000 block of Keewatin Street, police said. Later that evening, the suspect, armed with a knife, robbed a second gas station on the 1000 block of Keewatin Street.
Shortly after midnight on Sept. 11, police arrested Kyle Arson Parisian in connection to the robberies. He’s been charges with sixteen separate offences, including robbery and possession of a weapon.
Parisian remains in custody.