Thursday, December 1, 2016

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service

 

Thursday, December 1, 2016

 

Motor Vehicle Collision involving Stolen Vehicle - C16-223671

Pedestrian struck - Public Assistance Requested:

On October 25, 2016 at approximately 10:30 p.m., a 63-year-old male was waiting inside a bus shelter in the area of Pembina Highway and Southpark Drive.

While inside, a previously stolen vehicle was being operated by an unknown individual in a southbound direction when it abruptly swerved and collided with the shelter.

The suspect exited the vehicle and briefly made contact with the now injured 63-year-old, before fleeing.

The victim was transported to hospital in critical condition, later upgraded to stable.

The investigation continued by members of the Stolen Auto Unit.  

The stolen vehicle is described as a 2007 white Mazda 5 Wagon. As a result of the collision, the vehicle sustained extensive damage to the front end, roof and windshield. It has since been recovered by police.

 


Not actual vehicle

The suspect is described as male, approximately 17-years-old, aboriginal in appearance, slim build and short dark hair. He was observed wearing dark pants, black and white t-shirt and a black wrist band.

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision or has further information regarding the suspect involved is asked to contact investigators at (204) 986-6230 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:
WPS-PIO@Winnipeg.ca

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