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Thursday, June 2, 2016
News Release - Winnipeg Police Service
Thursday, June 2, 2106
Serious Assault C16-111769 On June 2, 2016, at approximately 12:00 a.m., Winnipeg Police responded to a report of an assault that had occurred in the area of Polson Avenue and Andrews Street.
The three adult male victims were walking to a bus stop when they were attacked by two unknown suspects who demanded they turn over their property. The victims were assaulted before they were able to turn over any of their possession.
One victim was knocked unconscious, while the remaining two victims were able to flee the area and contact police. One victim did not require medical attention; the second victim was treated and released. The third victim was transported in critical condition and remains in hospital.
General patrol units, assisted by a canine unit, searched the area but were unable to locate the suspects.
The suspects are described as:
1. Male youth, Aboriginal in appearance, 16 17 years-old, 5'8" in height 2. Male youth, Aboriginal in appearance, 16 17 years-old, 5'8" in height
This investigation is continuing by members of the Major Crimes Unit. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).
Residential Break and Enter Arrests C16-111605 On June 1, 2016, at approximately 5:15 a.m., Winnipeg Police received multiple reports of break-ins in the 400 block of Montague Avenue. Responding general patrol officers were flagged down by a resident in the area of Osborne Street and McNaughton Avenue who advised that his home had just been broken into by two male suspects. After a brief search, police located one suspect in the area.
A 15-year-old male youth was arrested. He has been linked to numerous break-ins in the area, as well as several historical break-ins.
He faces the following charges: - Break Enter and Theft x 11 - Fail to Comply conditions of Undertaking x 2 - Mischief under $5,000 - Theft under $5,000 - Identity Theft
He has been remanded into custody.
Investigators have recovered a number of items believed to have been stolen from the area. Victims of recent residential or garage break-ins in the South Osborne area may contact investigators if they wish to make inquiries regarding possible recovered property.
This investigation is continuing by members of the District 2 Crime Unit. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6219 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