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Man Wanted for Sexual Assault on Winnipeg Transit Bus

Updated: Jul 8, 2023

Friday, July 7, 2023 - Winnipeg Police have released a photo of a suspect wanted for a sexual assault on a Winnipeg Transit Bus in October of last year.

Police meet with a 23-year-old woman who was the victim of sexual assault on October 26, 2022, on board a transit bus.

Police were told, around 9:15 a.m., the victim was on a transit bus in the Portage Place area when an unknown male sat beside her. He unexpectedly touched her in an inappropriate sexual manner. The victim also disclosed she recognized the male from a previous similar incident on a transit bus in August of 2022. She was not physically injured during either incident.

The suspect is described as:

- A black male in his mid to late 50’s

- Approximately 6’ in height

- Short black hair, balding, moustache

- Heavy build

- Wears prescription glasses

As some time has passed since the incidents, the suspect’s appearance may have changed.

Investigators continue to investigate both incidents and are requesting the public’s assistance with information regarding the suspect's identity. Anyone with information is asked to call the Sex Crimes Unit at 204-986-2987 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).


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