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Woman Sexually Assaulted on Wellington Crescent

June 23, 2015 1:26 PM | News

Winnipeg Police CrestA 19-year-old woman was sexually assaulted while walking on Wellington Crescent early Monday.

Winnipeg police say the woman had just left a business in the 700 block of Corydon Avenue and was walking to a friend’s residence.

She was grabbed from behind in a bear hug and knocked to the ground. Police say that’s when she was seriously sexually assaulted.

The victim fled to a nearby apartment and police were called.

The suspect is described as a man in his 20s, 5’5″-5’7″ tall with a slim build.

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