Winnipeg Free Press - ONLINE EDITION

Police seek suspect in Earl Grey neighbourhood attempted abduction

  • Print
In this file photo a Winnipeg Police Service cruiser car responds with lights and sirens.

JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS FILES Enlarge Image

In this file photo a Winnipeg Police Service cruiser car responds with lights and sirens. Photo Store

Winnipeg police are investigating after an 11-year-old girl says a stranger tried to abduct her as she walked to school Wednesday morning.

The child was in the area of Arbuthnot Street and Warsaw Avenue around 9 a.m. when the alleged incident occurred.

Police say the girl described having an unknown man grab her by the arm and try to pull her down Arbuthnot. She said the older man didn’t speak, and she managed to break free and run home where police were contacted. There were no physical injuries.

The suspect is described as: Caucasian, 50-60 years of age, short with a small build and a mole on his face. He was wearing a black jacket, blue jeans, maroon toque with pompom and scarf around his mouth.

The investigation is continuing by members of the Child Abuse Unit. Anyone with information regarding this matter or the identity of the suspect is asked to contact investigators at (204) 986-3296 or Crime Stoppers 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

You can comment on most stories on winnipegfreepress.com. You can also agree or disagree with other comments. All you need to do is be a Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscriber to join the conversation and give your feedback.

You can comment on most stories on winnipegfreepress.com. You can also agree or disagree with other comments. All you need to do is be a Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscriber to join the conversation and give your feedback.

Have Your Say

New to commenting? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions.

Have Your Say

Comments are open to Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscribers only. why?

Have Your Say

Comments are open to Winnipeg Free Press Subscribers only. why?

The Winnipeg Free Press does not necessarily endorse any of the views posted. By submitting your comment, you agree to our Terms and Conditions. These terms were revised effective April 16, 2010.

letters

Make text: Larger | Smaller

LATEST VIDEO

Jets This Week: Predicting the line-ups

View more like this

Photo Store Gallery

  • Ruth Bonneville Winnipeg Free Press January 18, 2011 Local Standup -
  • Challenges of Life- Goose Goslings jump over railway tracks to catch up to their parents at the Canadian Pacific Railway terminalon Keewatin St in Winnipeg Thursday morning. The young goslings seem to normally hatch in the truck yard a few weeks before others in town- Standup photo- ( Day 4 of Bryksa’s 30 day goose project) - Apr 30, 2012   (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

View More Gallery Photos

Poll

Do you think the Jets' three pre-season losses in a row are a sign of things to come?

View Results

View Related Story

Ads by Google