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Suspect Sought in River Heights Sexual Assault

July 24, 2015 11:29 AM | News

Sex Assault Suspect

Winnipeg police are looking for this suspect in relation to a sexual assault in River Heights. (WPS / HANDOUT)

A 19-year-old woman is recovering after a sexual assault in the area of Niagara Street and Kingsway in River Heights early Friday.

Just before 2:30 a.m., police received a report that the woman had just been dropped off when an unknown man ran up to her and committed a sexual assault. The suspect then fled on a bicycle.

He is described as a Caucasian with pale skin, 25-35 years of age, 5’4” tall with a thin to medium build. He had thin lips, pointy nose and chin, dark blonde to strawberry blonde facial hair and a possible goatee. The bike is described as being a small, dark coloured BMX style.

Anyone with information is asked to contact investigators at (204) 986-2877 or Crime Stoppers at (204) 786-TIPS (8477).