Arrest made after 16-year-old male sexually assaulted in the Inkster Gardens area: Winnipeg Police

Winnipeg, Manitoba – During the evening of March 8, 2022, the Winnipeg Police Service received a report of a 16-year-old male that had been sexually assaulted in the Inkster Gardens area.

The teenager had left a bus stop near Old Commonwealth Path and Doctor Jose Rizal Way when he was approached by an unknown male who started an inappropriate conversation and repeatedly fondled him before leaving.

Members of the Sex Crimes Unit continued with the investigation and identified a male suspect.

On March 28, investigators observed the suspect in the 100 block of Waterford Green Common and placed him under arrest.

File Photo - Sexual Assault
File Photo – Sexual Assault

Derrick Marco Ross, a 33-year-old male of Winnipeg, has been charged with:

– Sexual Assault

– Fail to Comply with Condition of Release Order (x4)

He has been detained in custody.

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

Sexual Assault – Arrest: C22-48779

Winnipeg Police Service

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