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Man tries to grab teen in Westwood

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Winnipeg police are looking for a man following a scary situation in the Westwood area last night.

At around midnight, a 15-year-old girl was walking in the area of Rouge Road and Browning Boulevard when she noticed she was being followed by an unknown male.

Concerned for her safety, she started to run. The male chased after her and attempted to grab her.

The girl screamed for help, and the suspect eventually fled. He was last seen running northbound on Wordsworth Way.

The suspect is described as Aboriginal in appearance, approximately 30-40 years old, 5-8 with a medium build. He was wearing a black hoodie and black pants.

Anyone with any information on this incident is asked to contact police investigators at 204-986-2877 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

 

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