Two women who refused to provide a cigarette to a stranger were stabbed early Monday in the area of Aberdeen Avenue and Aitkins Street.
Winnipeg police say the victims, aged 31 and 37, were walking at approximately 1:40 a.m. when they were approached by an unknown woman asking for cigarettes. As the two began to walk away, they were stabbed in the upper body.
They were able to make it to a home on Boyd Avenue and contact emergency personnel.
Both victims are listed in stable condition.
The suspect is described as an aboriginal woman in her late 30s, 5’7″ tall, 200 lbs., shoulder length dark hair and was wearing dark clothing at the time.
Anyone with further is asked to contact investigators at (204) 986-2848 or Crime Stoppers at (204) 786-TIPS (8477).