Winnipeg teens charged in machete robbery that sent 15-year-old to hospital

Three Winnipeg teens have been arrested in connection with a violent robbery early Monday morning in a Concordia Avenue parking lot.

Police said a passerby alerted them to a seriously injured 15-year-old boy in the parking lot just after 12:30 a.m.

The victim was taken to hospital in unstable condition, but was later upgraded to stable.

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Police said two of the three suspects were known to the victim, and believe they had arranged a meeting with him, at which point he was robbed of property — including his clothing — attacked with a machete and left on the ground with serious injuries.

The suspects, a 17-year-old boy and two girls, ages 15 and 16, are facing robbery charges.

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The 17-year-old has also been charged with aggravated assault and disguise with intent. He remains in custody.

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