Several youth arrested after attempted armed robbery of taxi driver Oct. 8

Multiple teenage suspects were arrested around 4 a.m. Oct. 8 when Thompson RCMP responded to a report of a taxi driver being attacked with a machete near the Southwood Mall. 

The taxi driver was not injured in the attempted armed robbery and criminal charges are pending.

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Police ask anyone with information about this incident to call them at 204-677-6909 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222.8477. Tips can also be submitted online at

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