Mother Engages in Physical Confrontation With Male Attempting to Abduct Daughter in Winnipeg

Winnipeg, Manitoba – On June 29, 2017, Winnipeg Police received a report of an attempted abduction of a child. The incident occurred at approximately 2:45 p.m. in the front street in the 300 block of McKenzie Street.

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A mother was walking with her 4-year-old daughter when a male grabbed the girl and attempted to leave with her. The mother engaged in a physical confrontation with the suspect and was able to safely retrieve her daughter. The mother sustained a minor injury and received medical attention as a result. The child was not physically harmed.

The suspect is described as:

  • An Indigenous male
  • Late 20’s in age
  • Short dark hair
  • Slim build
  • Diamond earrings

The suspect was wearing:

  • Grey coloured Adidas hat
  • Purple or blue coloured Hugo Boss shirt
  • Black coloured track jacket tied around his waist
  • Grey coloured sweatshirt slung over his shoulder
  • Black coloured pants with two red strips down the side of the legs
  • Red coloured shoes with a white Nike symbol

This investigation is continuing by members of the Major Crimes Unit. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

Attempt Abduction Investigation: C17-142743

Winnipeg Police Service


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