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May 10, 2017

Winnipeg Police Service Media Release
For Immediate Release

Project Return

The Winnipeg Police Service’s Counter Exploitation Unit and the Missing Persons Unit, in partnership with Street Reach initiated a joint project on May 8th-9th, with the aim of protecting youth within our city who are at high risk of being sexually exploited.

  • One male arrested for Purchasing Sexual Services CC 286.1(1)
  • 57 locations known to be frequented by high risk missing youths checkedĀ   
  • Seven at risk youth were located with each transported to a place of safety
    • One of these missing youth was arrested for Breach of Probation

Our commitment to issues surrounding our missing youth and those at risk of sexual exploitation in the community will continue.

Last Update: May 10, 2017

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

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