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Suspect Sought in Winnipeg Sexual Assault

August 24, 2015 11:23 AM | News

Winnipeg Police CrestWinnipeg police are searching for a man they say sexually assaulted a female while she was walking in the area of Aikins Street and Stella Avenue.

The assault took place at around 3:15 p.m. on August 17. The victim was approached by an unknown man who walked towards her and began asking inappropriate questions. He then allegedly grabbed the victim in the lower body.

She was able to break free and flee the area.

The suspect is described as an aboriginal man between the ages of 30-40, 5’6” tall with a medium build, long dark hair in a pony-tail and a cross tattoo on his right ear lobe. He was wearing a dark coloured, open zip up hoodie, black Jack Daniels T-shirt, dark pants and sunglasses.

Anyone with information is asked to contact investigators at (204) 986-2848 or Crime Stoppers at (204) 786-TIPS (8477).

— Staff