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April 5, 2017

Winnipeg Police Service Media Release
For Immediate Release

Suspicious Person – C17-64890

Police are requesting the public's assistance with identifying the following male responsible for several suspicious incidents involving elderly people.

Between March 11, 2017 and March 31, 2017, a lone male suspect approached three separate elderly adults while they were shopping and struck up a conversation. During the conversation the suspect learned personal information regarding the elderly adults.   

These incidents took place at various Grocery Store chains in the north and south ends of Winnipeg.

The male is described as:
- Caucasian/Metis
- 5'8" - 6" in height
- 45 - 50 years old
- short, dark coloured hair
- unshaven

Anyone with information that may assist in identifying this male is asked to contact investigators at 204-986-2857 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS(8477).

  • Last Update: April 5, 2017

Constable Rob Carver, Public Information Officer
Constable Jay Murray, Public Information Officer
Constable Tammy Skrabek, Public Information Officer

Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs

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