Police Hunt for Suspect After Teen Sexually Assaulted

Police Hunt for Suspect After Teen Sexually Assaulted

Sexual Assault Suspect
Winnipeg police are looking for this man, who they say sexually assaulted a 14-year-old girl. (WPS HANDOUT)

Winnipeg police are looking for a suspect who allegedly touched a 14-year-old girl inappropriately when she accepted a ride in his vehicle.

The teen was walking in the area of Mandalay Drive between Leila Avenue and Jefferson Avenue on January 30 when a man offered her a ride at around 9:20 a.m. The teen was in a rush and got into the vehicle.

Police say that’s when the victim was touched in a sexual manner. She demanded that the suspect stop and let out, where she was able to flee uninjured.

The suspect is described as East Indian, between 30-40 years of age with an average build and noticeably thinning short straight black hair. He has brown eyes, some facial hair and spoke with a strong accent.

His vehicle is described as a small older four-door red car with a grey interior, tinted windows and a car seat in the backseat.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at (204) 986-2848.


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