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Monday, July 11, 2022 - Carjacking is on the rise in the first part of 2022 according to Winnipeg Police. This past weekend a woman was injured when she jumped from a moving vehicle.

On July 9, 2022, at 5:00 p.m., Winnipeg Police were called to the area of Grant Avenue and Wilton Avenue after several people reported seeing a female jump from a moving vehicle. It was also reported that that female had been the victim of a carjacking.

Police said they located an injured female victim (in her 20s). She was taken to a hospital in stable condition. It is believed that the female had been parked in the 1200 block of Grant Avenue when confronted by a male suspect who entered the vehicle and assaulted her.

The suspect is described as a male with tanned skin, 23-35 years old, approximately 6’0” tall with a medium build, a shaved head (that was growing out), a shaved beard and unknown clothing.

The stolen vehicle was later located unoccupied in the 900 block of Carter Street.

A second carjacking occured on Sunday evening. Winnipeg Police met with a caller who had just reported begin carjacked themselves.

The victim, a male in his 30s, said he was parked in the area of Cumberland Avenue and Carlton Street around 7:45 p.m. when he was approached by a female who asked for a smoke. Soon after, the female produced a knife and he was confronted by a male armed with a gun. The suspects stole some of his personal property and subsequently fled in the vehicle.

The female suspect is described as white, 25-35 years old, with brown hair in a ponytail. She had been wearing a ball cap and a black jacket (in a button-up or zip-up style and a strap over the shoulder).

The male suspect is described as white with fair skin, 25-35 years old, with dark eyes and multiple tattoos. He had been wearing a black hat and a black sweater.

This stolen vehicle was later located unoccupied in the 100 block of Garry Street.

Both incidents are being investigated by members of the Major Crimes Unit. Anyone with information is asked to call 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).


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