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Man stabbed in home getting water for stranger

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Winnipeg police are looking for a woman following a break and enter in the North End.

The incident occurred on Monday at about 9:30 p.m. at a home in the 600 block of Boyd Avenue. Upon arrival, police discovered a 71-year-old man had been stabbed during a confrontation with a woman.

According to the man, the woman was sitting on his front step when he arrived home. She asked him for a drink of water and when he went to get one she followed him into the home and struck him from behind. An altercation ensued, and the woman stabbed the man in the upper body.

She fled the scene after stealing a few items in the home. The man was transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police are looking for a female, aboriginal in appearance, between 25 and 30 years of age with black hair and a medium build. She was wearing black pants, a dark short-sleeved shirt and black shoes. She was also carrying a black backpack.

Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to call investigators at 204-986-2848 or CrimeStoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

 

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