Friday, May 6, 2016

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service


Friday, May 6, 2016

Assault with a Weapon Investigation – C16-88860
Public Assistance Requested:
On May 4, 2016 approximately 7:40 p.m., the Winnipeg Police Service responded to a bus shelter located in the 1400 block of Portage Avenue regarding an assault.
Attending members discovered that a 63 year old male requested that an unknown male stop smoking or exit the bus shelter. The unknown male responded by knocking the victim to the ground and continued to assault him in the upper body. The male then armed himself with a skateboard and proceeded to strike the victim several times.
The victim sustained multiple injuries requiring medical attention.
The following male is considered a person of interest. He is described as follows:

  • Male, Aboriginal in appearance, 5'7" tall, short hair, medium build, wearing a grey/navy hoodie, Toronto Maple Leafs baseball cap and in possession of a skateboard.

The investigation is continuing by members of the West District Crime Unit.
The Winnipeg Police service is requesting the public's assistance in identifying this male. Any with information that may assist the investigation is asked to call 204-986-2877 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477). 


For further information contact either:
 Constable Jason Michalyshen, Public Information Officer
 Constable Rob Carver, Public Information Officer
 Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs

 Phone: (204) 986-3061 | Fax: (204) 986-3267 | Email:

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