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3 Women Assaulted in 2 Hours

WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Police Service says they’re investigating three similar assaults that happened under suspicious circumstances on the same day this past weekend in which women were observed getting pulled into a vehicle. Police say a 911 caller reported hearing a scream and then seeing a woman possibly getting forced by two men into…

3 Shootings, 3 Stabbings

WINNIPEG - In almost eight hours last night, Winnipeg police responded to three shootings and three stabbings. - On April 11, 2021, at 8:34 p.m., officers responded to the 700 block of Corydon Avenue for a report of shots that had been heard from behind a convenience store. Soon after, a male in his 20’s…

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3 Women Assaulted in 2 Hours

WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Police Service says they’re investigating three similar assaults that happened under suspicious circumstances on the same day this past weekend in which women were observed getting pulled into a vehicle. Police say a 911 caller reported hearing a scream and then seeing a woman possibly getting forced by two men into…

3 Shootings, 3 Stabbings

WINNIPEG - In almost eight hours last night, Winnipeg police responded to three shootings and three stabbings. - On April 11, 2021, at 8:34 p.m., officers responded to the 700 block of Corydon Avenue for a report of shots that had been heard from behind a convenience store. Soon after, a male in his 20’s…

Do You Know This Woman?

WINNIPEG - Police are looking for this woman, as they believe she may have information about the death of a 21 year old man. Mohammed Yonis Ali was shot near his home in the 800 block of Alfred Avenue last August. The woman in the surveillance photo appears to have a tattoo on her left…

Senior Accused Of Being Creep

WINNIPEG - A Winnipeg senior is facing charges of attempted abduction and criminal harassment after police say the suspect attempted to lure a teenager into his vehicle. The Winnipeg Police Service says a 17-year-old girl was on her way to school in the East Kildonan area early Monday afternoon when the 84-year-old approached with his…

Woman Robbed In Her Yard

WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Police Service says an 18-year-old man and a 17-year-old girl are in custody after a woman was robbed at gun and knifepoint outside her West Alexander-area home. Investigators say a female in her 20s was threatened with the weapons while she was in her yard Sunday evening, resulting in the call…

Police Look For 4th Victim

WINNIPEG - Police are hoping to find a fourth victim of last week's violent crime spree. Two suspects are accused of assaulting three people in separate incidents. No one was hurt badly and a couple young people are in custody. However, investigators now believe there was a fourth incident in the Polo Park area involving…

2 Young People Charged

WINNIPEG - A 16-year-old male and a 21-year-old woman are in custody after what police describe as a violent crime spree. The Winnipeg Police Service says a man was assaulted with a piece of metal while he was outside using his phone on Ross Ave, two blocks from the Health Sciences Centre. Investigators say they…

Wanted For Break & Enters

WINNIPEG - The Major Crimes Unit is asking for the public's help locating 37 year old Matthew Adam Gibbs. It's believed he's responsible for several break and enter and theft incidents at mostly businesses in Winnipeg over the past six months. Gibbs is also wanted in Edmonton for firearm offences. He's considered armed and dangerous…

2 Weekend Shootings

WINNIPEG - Police are investigating two shootings on the weekend. Both happened on Saturday. At about 2:30 Saturday afternoon, officers heard several gunshots in the area of Notre Dame and Carlton. A male was then seen running after another with a handgun. A chase ended with the arrest of 27 year old Khadar Yasim Nur…

Dog Park Bandit

WINNIPEG - Police have arrested a man for dozens of thefts, mostly at dog parks, daycares and cemeteries. For the last few months, parked vehicles have been broken into and wallets and purses were taken. Fraudulent purchases were then made at nearby businesses. On a few occasions, homes were entered and items were taken there…

Prowlers With Guns

WINNIPEG - Three suspects were taken into custody on the weekend after a report of men with a gun going through a shed in the 500 block of Glenway Avenue. Early Sunday morning, Winnipeg police, including the K9 unit, located three suspects with the help of a passing motorist. They were hiding in three different…

Arrest In Balaquit Case

WINNIPEG - Police have made an arrest in the disappearance of Eduardo Balaquit. 35 year old Kyle Alexander James Pietz, who worked with Balaquit, was arrested in Saskatoon and charged with manslaughter. It's been almost three years since Balaquit disappeared. His van was found damaged the next day with his belongings still inside. Balaquit's remains…

Casino Bus Tour Fraud

WINNIPEG - Half-way into Fraud Prevention Month, the Winnipeg Police Service says a 51-year-old Winnipeg woman is facing charges of money laundering, theft, and fraud following a Financial Crimes Unit investigation. The Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries Corporation told police they discovered clues during an audit that pointed to misconduct by a Casino Tours employee that…

Loaded Ruger Seized

WINNIPEG - Foot Patrol Officers seized this loaded Ruger Mini-14 .223 rifle last night in downtown Winnipeg. They were talking to a man who was caught trying to consume narcotics with a glass pipe when they noticed the weapon in his open backpack. He was arrested and they also found a folding five inch knife.…

Wanted For Winnipeg Murder

WINNIPEG - Winnipeg police they’re looking for help from the public as they search for a suspect in the city’s fifth homicide of the year. The Winnipeg Police Service says a 30-year-old Winnipeg man is dead following an assault in the city’s West End this past Friday afternoon. Police say they responded to a call…

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