Teen Sexually Assaulted in Vimy Ridge Park

A 14-year-old girl was sexually assaulted Thursday morning after being approached by an unknown man offering her drugs.

Winnipeg police say the teen was confronted at around 12:45 a.m. in Vimy Ridge Park when the man grabbed her and forced her into his vehicle. The teen was seriously sexually assaulted before the suspect took off.

He is described as aboriginal in appearance, late 20s/early 30s with a large build, 5’8” tall and black shoulder length hair. He was wearing a dark leather jacket, white T-shirt and blue jeans.

His vehicle is described as a dark coloured van.

Anyone with information is asked to contact investigators at (204) 986-6245 or Crime Stoppers at (204) 786-TIPS (8477).