Friday, August 24, 2018

News Release - Winnipeg Police Service

Winnipeg Police Service

Friday, August 24, 2018

*Please see correction in red
Assault Peace Officer – Investigation: C18-183938
On August 24, 2018, at approximately 4:25 a.m., the Winnipeg Police Service received a report of a suspicious male in a truck checking vehicle door handles in the first 100 block of Brookstone Place near Waverley Street.
A K9 unit responded and located the truck in the 2500 block of Waverley Street. The officer conducted a traffic stop and began to talk to the male driver. The vehicle was determined to be stolen and as the officer attempted to make an arrest, the vehicle sped away dragging the officer a significant distance.
The officer, a 10-year member, suffered a number of painful but non-threatening injuries and was transported to hospital in stable condition where he remains.
The Winnipeg Police Service is requesting the public's assistance in locating the suspect blue 2014 Toyota Tacoma double-cab truck with a Manitoba licence plate of HJW249. The male driver is described as being Caucasian in appearance and was wearing a dark-coloured hat with glasses.
This investigation is continuing by members of the Major Crimes Unit. Anyone with information regarding the male and/or the location of the vehicle is asked to call 911.

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

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

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