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Police looking for suspect in St. James sexual assault

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A Winnipeg woman is recovering from a sexual assault that occurred Tuesday night in St. James.

Police say the woman was walking in the 100 block of Athlone Drive around 11:20 p.m. when a man came up behind her and sexually assaulted her. The woman screamed and the attacker fled.

She wasn’t seriously injured.

Investigators have a description of the man they’re looking for: about 20 to 30 years old, with a thin, athletic build, wearing a dark jacket, dark pants, dark tuque and dark mittens.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact police at 204-986-2877 or CrimeStoppers at 786-TIPS (8477).

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