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Winnipeg Man Forced to Inhale Meth During Violent Kidnapping

Winnipeg Man Forced to Inhale Meth During Violent Kidnapping

Winnipeg Police CrestWINNIPEG — A 32-year-old man was kidnapped, bound, beaten, robbed, forced to inhale methamphetamine and threatened at gunpoint to give up his banking information.

Winnipeg police say the victim called them from the hospital on June 9, saying he was attacked the previous night while walking in the area of Sargent Avenue and Victor Street.

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Man Charged After Exposing Himself to Children in Mitchell: RCMP

Man Charged After Exposing Himself to Children in Mitchell: RCMP

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(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

Steinbach RCMP have arrested a man for allegedly exposing himself to a group of children in Mitchell, Manitoba.

Officers were called to the community on September 13 and patrolled the area looking for the suspect. They didn’t initially find him, but a description led them to a residence in Mitchell.

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CAA, Winnipeg Police Spot Risky Driver Behaviours in School Zones

CAA, Winnipeg Police Spot Risky Driver Behaviours in School Zones

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A Winnipeg police officer monitors drivers in a school zone on Wednesday, September 19, 2018. (PEMBINA TRAILS SCHOOL DIVISION / TWITTER)

WINNIPEG — City drivers aren’t getting the message when it comes to safety in school zones.

During a stakeout on Wednesday in three Winnipeg school zones, CAA Manitoba, Winnipeg police, along with teachers and parent volunteers, witnessed 819 instances of risky behaviours.

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Police Watchdog Investigating After Man Receives Punches to the Face

Police Watchdog Investigating After Man Receives Punches to the Face

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(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

The Independent Investigation Unit has been called in after an altercation between a man and an RCMP officer in Thompson, Manitoba.

Two officers responded to a call on September 12 about an intoxicated female. Once police arrived, an altercation began between one of the officers and a bystander, in which the man was punched several times in the face.

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Winnipeg Woman Charged After 19 Liquor Mart Robberies

Winnipeg Woman Charged After 19 Liquor Mart Robberies

Winnipeg Police CrestA summer crime spree has come to an end for a Winnipeg woman, accused of robbing liquor stores and several other retailers within the past two months.

Between June 15 and August 27, police say the woman was responsible for hitting various Liquor Mart locations in Winnipeg and leaving without paying. Approximately $3,760 in liquor was stolen in 19 incidents.

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Missing Saskatchewan Girl, 6, Found Safe; Police Cancel Amber Alert

Missing Saskatchewan Girl, 6, Found Safe; Police Cancel Amber Alert

By The Canadian Press

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RCMP in Saskatchewan have issued an Amber Alert for a six-year-old girl who they say was in the back of her family’s SUV, shown in an RCMP handout photo, when it was stolen outside a strip mall in North Battleford. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-RCMP)

NORTH BATTLEFORD, Sask. – The RCMP has cancelled an Amber Alert for a six-year-old Saskatchewan girl who was in the back of her family’s sport-utility vehicle when it was stolen in North Battleford.

Police say Emma O’Keeffe, who is autistic, epileptic and non-verbal, was found safe within the city of North Battleford around 6:45 a.m. Monday, more than 12 hours after the SUV was taken from in front of a strip mall.

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RCMP Call in OPP, Watchdog to Probe Alleged Assaults Linked to Hydro Projects

RCMP Call in OPP, Watchdog to Probe Alleged Assaults Linked to Hydro Projects

By Kelly Geraldine Malone, The Canadian Press

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Manitoba Hydro power lines are photographed just outside Winnipeg, Monday, May 1, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Manitoba RCMP have called in outside investigators to probe historical alleged assaults linked to hydro projects in the province’s north, but First Nations leaders say the government should still commit to an inquiry.

A report released last month by the province’s Clean Environment Commission — an arm’s-length review agency — outlined discrimination and sexual abuse at the Crown utility’s work sites in the 1960s and 1970s. The report said the arrival of a largely male construction workforce led to the sexual abuse of Indigenous women and some alleged their complaints to RCMP were ignored.

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