Norway House RCMP investigate robberies

February 23, 2024
Norway House, Manitoba

News release

On February 16, 2024, at approximately 11:00 pm, Norway House RCMP responded to an armed robbery at a business in the community.

Officers immediately attended and were advised a masked individual entered the business, pointed a firearm at two employees and demanded money. After receiving an undisclosed amount of money, the individual fled.

During the course of the investigation police learned another business had been robbed at gunpoint earlier that night. In that incident a masked individual entered the business, pointed a firearm at an employee, demanded money and fled.

Officers identified a suspect and determined he was involved in both robberies.

On February 22, 2024, at approximately 5:00 pm, Norway House RCMP executed a search warrant at a residence on Fort Island, and the suspect was arrested without incident.

Chevy Tait, 20, of Norway House Cree Nation was charged with robbery and firearms related charges and was remanded into custody.

Norway House RCMP continue to investigate.


Contact information

Phone: 204-983-8497

Manitoba RCMP Media Relations Unit

Tara Seel, Media Relations Officer
Cpl. Julie Courchaine, Media Relations Officer
Sgt. Paul Manaigre, Media Relations Officer
Robert Cyrenne, Director Communications and Media Relations
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File number: 2024-213737

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