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Suspect Sought in Downtown Winnipeg Sexual Assault

October 15, 2014 11:25 AM | News

Winnipeg Police CrestWinnipeg police are looking for a man after a sexual assault on Sunday night.

Police say a 43-year-old woman was walking southbound on Ellen Street towards Notre Dame Avenue when she was grabbed by an unknown man armed with a weapon.

The victim was taken behind a commercial building in the area where she was seriously sexually assaulted.

The suspect is described as being black, approximately 15-18 years of age, 5’3” tall, with a slim build. He was wearing a sleeveless white hoodie, khaki shorts and blue flip flops.

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

— Staff

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