Girl Breaks Free from Attempted Abduction in Earl Grey Area

Abduction Suspect
Police are looking for this man after an attempted abduction of a child on Wednesday. (WPS HANDOUT)

An 11-year-old girl was able to break free Wednesday morning after Winnipeg police say a man tried to abduct her.

The girl was walking to school just before 9 a.m. in the area of Arbuthnot Street and Warsaw Avenue when the alleged abduction occurred. Police say the man grabbed the girl by the arm and tried to pull her down Arbuthnot. She was able to break free and police were contacted.

The suspect is described as being Caucasian, between 50-60 years of age, short with a small build and a mole on his face. He was wearing a black jacket, blue jeans, maroon toque with pompom and scarf around his mouth.

Anyone with information is asked to contact investigators at (204) 986-3296 or Crime Stoppers at (204) 786-TIPS (8477).

— Staff


Pssst, while you're here... is Winnipeg's only independent digital news outlet, producing reliable journalism and localized content since 2007. As we grow as a company, so do our expenses into creating the news, sports and entertainment coverage you've come to expect from us. We ask that if you enjoyed reading this article that you consider making a small donation towards our efforts. It would be greatly appreciated in helping us reinvest to expand our reach and hire additional freelance reporters and photographers. Thank you!

Support ?

Sports Highlights