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Friday, January 12, 2018
News Release - Winnipeg Police Service
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Road Rage Incident - C18-4267 On January 7, 2018 the Winnipeg Police Service was notified that a 63-year-old male had been the victim of a road rage incident. The incident occurred at approximately 11:40 p.m. (January 6, 2018) in the area of the Centennial Concert Hall.
Officer met with the victim and learned that he was being picked up on Market Street between Market Street and Main Street after attending a show. As he was attempting to get into the rear seat of a silver SUV, a white Mercedes Benz was attempting to merge through traffic from behind. A male then exited the Mercedes and assaulted the male by punching him in the upper body.
The victim was transported to hospital in stable condition by a family member. He has since been discharged and is waiting for surgery.
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).
For further information contact either: Constable Rob Carver, Public Information Officer Constable Jay Murray, Public Information Officer Constable Tammy Skrabek, Public Information Officer Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs