13-year-old girl charged in Winnipeg playground stabbing

Winnipeg, Manitoba – On August 1, 2022, at approximately 7:00 p.m., the Winnipeg Police Service responded to the 600 block of Alfred Avenue for the report of a person that had been stabbed.

Officers from the North District attended and located a female youth victim suffering from multiple stab wounds. Officers provided emergency medical care through the use of a chest seal before ambulance arrival. The victim was transported to hospital in unstable condition and later upgraded to stable.

Officers located a female youth suspect in the area and placed her in custody. A knife was recovered in the area.

Winnipeg Police Service
Winnipeg Police Service

Through their investigation, officers believe the suspect approached the 13-year-old victim and her 12-year-old female companion in a playground in the 200 block of McKenzie Street, viciously attacked them in an unprovoked manner, and robbed them of their property before fleeing the area.

A 13-year-old female of Winnipeg has been charged with the following offences:

– Aggravated Assault

– Robbery x 2

– Uttering Threats – Cause Death or Bodily Harm x 2

– Assault Peace Officer

She was detained in custody.

This incident is being investigated by members of the Major Crimes Unit. Anyone with information is asked to call 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

Aggravated Assault – Arrest: C22-172568

Winnipeg Police Service

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