Businesses disrupted by overnight B&E

Sometime overnight Aug. 13, Tornado’s Restaurant and the Ultra Cuts hair salon next door were broken into with an undisclosed amount of cash stolen from the restaurant.

Employees of Tornado’s Restaurant and Lounge discovered the establishment had been broken into some time overnight, police say. Police were called when a hole in a wall was found, leading to the Ultra Cuts hair salon next door. An undisclosed amount of cash was stolen from the restaurant, with damage to both businesses causing lengthy delays in service.

RCMP Forensic Identification Services investigated and are currently analyzing forensic evidence.

Investigators ask that anyone with knowledge of who perpetrated this crime to contact the Portage la Prairie RCMP at 204-857-4445. Anonymous tips can also be made through Manitoba Crimes Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), text “TIPMAN” plus your message to CRIMES (274637) or by visiting Tips leading to the arrest of those involved could receive cash awards.

Prepared by Cst. Sean O’Keefe

Portage la Prairie RCMP media liaison officer

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