Woman Sexually Assaulted on Atlantic Avenue

Woman Sexually Assaulted on Atlantic Avenue

Winnipeg Police CrestA 23-year-old woman was sexually assaulted last Thursday while walking on Atlantic Avenue.

Winnipeg police say the assault happened at around 10:40 p.m. between Parr Street and McKenzie Street when she was confronted by an unknown man on a bike.

Police say the woman was groped in the upper body when the man rode past her. A similar incident was also reported and police say it’s possible the same suspect is involved.

He is described as approximately 21-years-old with a dark complexion, skinny build, short brown hair, wearing a white T-shirt, orange shorts and sandals.

The man is said to be riding a dark-coloured smaller mountain-style bike. He was riding low to the ground when the assault took place.

Anyone with further information is asked to contact investigators at (204) 986-2848 or Crime Stoppers at (204) 786-TIPS (8477).