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Man Arrested in Sexual Assault of Sleeping Woman

July 31, 2015 12:59 PM | News

Winnipeg Police CrestWinnipeg police have arrested a man they say sexually assaulted a sleeping woman in her apartment on Thursday.

The incident happened in the first hundred block of Canora Street at around 2:30 a.m., when police say a residential break-in occurred.

The female resident was sleeping at the time when a 29-year-old man allegedly sexually assaulted her. He was chased out of the building by residents, who then contacted police.

During their search for the suspect, police responded to a call about a suspicious man entering a vehicle in the neighbouring area.

Robert Marcel Jack was arrested and has been charged with break and enter to commit sexual assault, break and enter theft, assault, and mischief under $5,000.

— Staff