Tuesday, January 17, 2017

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service

 

Tuesday, January 17, 2017
   
   


   
Aggravated Assault Investigation - C17-0010270
On January 15, 2017 at approximately 6:00 p.m., a group of youth became involved in an argument with a 27 year old male passenger while travelling on a transit bus in the area of the South West Transit Corridor, near Stradbrook Avenue and Harkness Avenue.
   
In an unprovoked attack, the suspects stabbed the victim multiple times. Prior to fleeing, bear spray was discharged in the direction of the victim, including others riding on the bus at that time.
   
The victim was transported to hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries.
   
The suspects are described as: males, 14-16 years old, wearing: skinny jeans and red baseball caps.
   
Members of the West District Crime Unit continue to investigate. Anyone with further information regarding this incident is asked to contact investigators at 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:
WPS-PIO@Winnipeg.ca

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