Winnipeg Free Press - ONLINE EDITION

Police seek suspect after two indecent acts

  • Print

In separate incidents Saturday, two women reported catching a man performing indecent act. One of them said she had to fight the man off when he tried to grab her, according to Winnipeg police.

Both incidents were reported within hours of each other in East Kildonan and in both cases, the man matched the same general description given by both women.

In the first case, police were called to a report of an assault on Roch Street, near Linden Avenue about 9 a.m. Saturday.

The 17-year-old victim told police she saw a man behind her, performing an indecent act.

He didn’t run off. Instead, the man ran up and tried to grab her, police reported.

She fought him off and last saw him running on Greene Avenue towards Watt Street.

The victim was not hurt during the incident.

A short time later, police were called to the report of a second indecent act, this time of Warman Road and Panet Road

A 19-year-old woman told police she also saw a man behind her, performing an indecent act.

The man said nothing to her, didn’t try to touch her and fled when she ran off.

In both incidents the suspect is described as: Caucasian, approximately 30 years of age, 5’6"-5’9" in height with a small build.

The East District Crime Unit with the Winnipeg Police Service is heading up the investigation. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact investigators at (204) 986-2857 or CrimeStoppers at (204) 786-TIPS (8477).

Fact Check

Fact Check

Have you found an error, or know of something we’ve missed in one of our stories?
Please use the form below and let us know.

* Required
  • Please post the headline of the story or the title of the video with the error.

  • Please post exactly what was wrong with the story.

  • Please indicate your source for the correct information.

  • Yes

    No

  • This will only be used to contact you if we have a question about your submission, it will not be used to identify you or be published.

  • Cancel

Having problems with the form?

Contact Us Directly
  • Print

Comments are not accepted on this story because it involves young offenders or minors.

letters

Make text: Larger | Smaller

LATEST VIDEO

Interview with Bobbi Ethier of Wasylycia-Leis campaign

View more like this

Photo Store Gallery

  • MIKE.DEAL@FREEPRESS.MB.CA 100615 - Tuesday, June 15th, 2010 The Mane Attraction - Lions are back at the Assiniboine Park Zoo. Xerxes a 3-year-old male African Lion rests in the shade of a tree in his new enclosure at the old Giant Panda building.  MIKE DEAL / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS
  • KEN GIGLIOTTI  WINNIPEG FREE PRESS / July 23 2009 - 090723 - Bart Kives story - Harry Lazarenko Annual River Bank Tour - receding water from summer rains and erosion  damage by flood  and ice  during spring flooding -  Red River , Lyndale Dr. damage to tree roots , river bank damage  , high water marks after 2009 Flood - POY

View More Gallery Photos

Poll

Do you support Pimicikamak First Nation's protest against Manitoba Hydro?

View Results

View Related Story

Ads by Google