Winnipeg Free Press - ONLINE EDITION

Suspect arrested in River Heights home invasion

  • Print

A 27-year-old Winnipeg man is in custody and facing a number of charges in connection with a  break-in and sexual assault early Sunday morning.

An armed intruder entered a home in the 900-block of Carter Avenue around 5:20 a.m. Sunday, police said in a release.

The intruder awakened a 25-year-old woman and made sexual demands of her.

The woman screamed for help, alerting a 26-year-old woman living in the home. The intruder threatened both women before fleeing, police said.

Police identified a suspect who was arrested late Sunday afternoon in the same block of Carter Avenue. He faces several charges, including break and enter, disguise with intent, sexual assault with a weapon, uttering threats to kill, possession of a dangerous weapon, and possession of counterfeit money.

The women did not know the intruder, police said.

The suspect is being held at the remand centre.

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 they might prejudice a case before the courts.

letters

Make text: Larger | Smaller

LATEST VIDEO

Rinelle Harper and family thank man who found her

View more like this

Photo Store Gallery

  • A water lily in full bloom is reflected in the pond at the Leo Mol Sculpture Garden Tuesday afternoon. Standup photo. Sept 11,  2012 (Ruth Bonneville/Winnipeg Free Press)
  • A mother goose has chosen a rather busy spot to nest her eggs- in the parking lot of St Vital Centre on a boulevard. Countless cars buzz by and people have begun to bring it food.-Goose Challenge Day 06 - May 08, 2012   (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

View More Gallery Photos

Poll

Are you concerned about the death of a seal at the Assiniboine Park Zoo?

View Results

View Related Story

Ads by Google