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January 20, 2016

Winnipeg Police Service Media Release
For Immediate Release

Stabbing Arrest

On January 19, 2016, shortly before 8:30 p.m., emergency personnel were dispatched to the 300 block of Portage Avenue for the report of a male having been stabbed.
   
A 20-year-old male was located suffering from apparent stab wounds to the upper body.  He was transported to hospital in stable condition.
   
The suspect was later located in the area of Fort Street and Graham Avenue where he was taken into custody without incident.
   
Members of the Division 11 Crime Unit continued with the investigation and were able to link the suspect to an assault that had occurred on the evening of January 15th in the same area.  In that incident, the accused physically assaulted a male.  The victim was not seriously injured.
   
A 15-year-old male of Winnipeg has been charged with numerous offences for his alleged involvement.
   
He was detained in custody.


For Further Information Contact:

Constable Jason Michalyshen, Public Information Officer
Constable Eric Hofley, Public Information Officer
Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs
   
   
Office: 204-986-3061
Fax: 204-986-7992
E-mail: WPS-PIO@winnipeg.ca

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