Woman dragged behind stolen vehicle with baby inside: Winnipeg Police – Winnipeg | The Canadian News

A man and a woman were charged after police said they stole a vehicle with a seven-month-old baby inside and dragged the owner of the vehicle behind him as they tried to flee.

Police say the woman who owns the vehicle briefly left the baby inside while stopping for water at a restaurant in the 600 block of Pembina around 2:30 p.m. Thursday.

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That’s when police say a suspect jumped out of the driver’s side door and tried to flee at full speed.

The vehicle owner noticed and police say she was dragged behind her vehicle while trying to stop the robbery, while the boy remained inside.

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Police say the suspect drove dangerously through the parking lot and tried to pick up a man he was with, but crashed the vehicle.

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The two suspects attempted to take off on foot, but were stopped by officers who had been singled out by various witnesses.

Police say the baby was not injured and the woman who was dragged did not need to go to the hospital.

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A 34-year-old Winnipeg woman is charged with robbery, forced confinement, dangerous operation of a means of transportation, assault with a weapon and failure to comply with a probation order.

A 38-year-old man has also been charged with robbery.

Both defendants are in custody.

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