31-Year-Old Female Sexually Assaulted on Winnipeg Street

Winnipeg PoliceWinnipeg, Manitoba – On September 7, 2016 at approximately 10:00 a.m., a 31 year old female was walking in the area of Rue Archibald and Guilbault Street when an unknown male confronted her from behind.


The suspect grabbed the victim around the mouth area at which time she was groped in the upper body. The victim screamed and a brief struggle occurred.

Passers-by heard the commotion and came to the aid of the victim. The suspect fled the area on foot.

The victim sustained minor injuries due to the altercation.

The suspect is described as a Caucasian male, approximately 25 years old, thin build, dark complexion and unshaven. He was wearing a brown shirt, blue jeans and a brown toque.

East District Detectives continue to investigate. Anyone with further information regarding the incident or the identity of the suspect is asked to contact investigators at 204-986-2857 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

Winnipeg Police Service