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Police Charge Two After Teen Assaulted, Carjacked

Police Charge Two After Teen Assaulted, Carjacked

Winnipeg Police Crest

Winnipeg police took two people into custody after a 17-year-old girl was assaulted and carjacked on December 12.

Police say the teen had just parked her vehicle in the 500 block of London Street at around 5:30 p.m. when she was approached by a man and a woman.

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No Injuries in Stella Avenue House Fire

No Injuries in Stella Avenue House Fire

Firetrucks
(UFFW 867 / FILE)

Winnipeg firefighters tackled a blaze at a home in the 700 block of Stella Avenue on Friday night, but had to vacate due to unsafe conditions.

The one and a half storey residence was empty at the time and crews launched a defensive attack using an aerial ladder.

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Suspicious Man Claiming to Be with Bell MTS Attempts to Enter Woman’s Home

Suspicious Man Claiming to Be with Bell MTS Attempts to Enter Woman’s Home

Winnipeg Police Crest

UPDATE: Monday, December 17 — Winnipeg police say Bell MTS has informed them that they did have door-to-door marketers in the Transcona area at the time of this incident, and will be working again this week.

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Winnipeg police are warning the public to be vigilant when approached at the door by people claiming to represent a business.

During an incident Thursday evening, a 46-year-old woman answered the door in the area of Plessis Road and Pandora Avenue West, where a suspicious man claiming to be with MTS asked to enter her residence. The woman refused and told him she wasn’t interested. The man, who was wearing a jacket with the MTS logo embroidered on it, left the area.

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Westbound Perimeter Highway Closing for Repairs Over Red River Bridge

Westbound Perimeter Highway Closing for Repairs Over Red River Bridge

South Perimeter Highway
One westbound lane over the Red River Bridge along the South Perimeter Highway has been closed since November. Both lanes will close for repairs beginning on Sunday. (GOOGLE STREET VIEW)

The province is closing the westbound lanes over the Red River Bridge along the south Perimeter Highway to fix surface cracks in the bridge deck concrete.

One westbound lane of the bridge has been closed since November 14 as a safety precaution. Beginning Sunday, December 16, both westbond lanes will be closed until repairs can be completed by January 4, 2019.

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