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July 28, 2017

Winnipeg Police Service Media Release
For Immediate Release

Homicide Investigation: C17-166069

On July 27, 2017, at approximately 7:45 p.m., emergency personnel responded to a residence in the 100 block of Euclid Avenue for a report of an injured male.
                                                               
Upon arrival, officers located both a 29-year-old male and a 31-year-old female who had been stabbed.

The victims were transported to hospital in critical condition. The female has since been upgraded to stable condition; however, the male has succumbed to his injuries.

This investigation is continuing by members of the Homicide Unit. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

Assault with a Weapon – Investigation: C17-166305

On July 28, 2017, at approximately 3:00 a.m., emergency personnel responded to the 500 block of Selkirk Avenue for a report of an injured taxicab driver who had been assaulted.

Upon arrival, officers met with the 35-year-old male driver who had been stabbed in the upper-body.

The victim was transported to hospital in unstable condition but has since been upgraded to stable condition.

It has been determined that the victim had picked up a male and female fare in the nearby area. After driving a short distance, the driver was stabbed and the pair fled on foot.

This investigation is continuing by members of the Major Crimes Unit. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

Suspicious Person – Investigation: C17:165103

The Winnipeg Police Service was advised of an incident that had occurred on July 26, 2017 in the Sage Creek neighbourhood.
 
Officers interviewed an adult female victim who related details of the following incident:
 
The victim lives in a multi-family complex in Sage Creek neighbourhood. She was unloading groceries in the parking lot of her residence at approximately 12:45 p.m. when she was approached by a male who had driven up in car.

The male engaged in small talk, inquiring about the complex, however, the conversation quickly turned inappropriate. The male then grabbed the victim around her torso, but let her go and returned to his vehicle.

Later that evening at approximately 6:45 p.m., the male was seen to return to the building where he unsuccessfully attempted to gain entry to the complex.

The suspect is described as:
- Caucasian male, late 40’s to early 50’s in age
- Approximately 6’1” in height
- Short grey hair, grey moustache that ended at the jawline
- Wearing blue jeans and a Winnipeg Jets shirt

The vehicle is described as:
 - Four-door, Ford sedan, grey in colour
- Unknown model, unknown plate number
- The car was a newer model and clean

This investigation is continuing by members of the Sex Crimes Unit. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6245 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

    • Last Update: July 28, 2017

Constable Rob Carver, Public Information Officer
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