Portage la Prairie RCMP received a report that a man had stolen some items from a business in the 300 block of Saskatchewan Avenue East on September 19th, just after midnight. 
Officers reportedly arrived on the scene and learned that the suspect had stolen cigarettes while threatening the worker before leaving.

The suspect, Brody Carr, 29, of Brandon, was located and arrested without incident later that morning. Carr is charged with Theft Under $5,000, Uttering Threats to a Person, Possession of Property Obtained by Crime and Failure to Comply with a Release Order. 

He was remanded into custody and appeared in court on September 25th.

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