Woman assaulted and rendered unconscious, wakes up after sexual assault

Winnipeg PoliceWinnipeg, Manitoba – On September 16, 2016, Winnipeg Police responded to a report of serious sexual assault that had occurred earlier that evening.


The victim, a female in her mid-thirties, was at a transit stop in the area of Disraeli Freeway and Sutherland Avenue at approximately 5:30 p.m. The victim was approached from behind by a lone male suspect when she was assaulted and rendered unconscious.

The victim awoke sometime later. She found herself in the area of Rover Avenue and Disraeli Street. The victim had been seriously sexually assault and robbed. She was treated at hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

The suspect is described as a male, fair-skinned, approximately 6-feet in height, thin athletic build in his thirties. He had short hair and a light brown goatee.

This investigation is continuing by members of the Sex Crimes Unit. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6245 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

Winnipeg Police Service