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Alert Transit driver helps police break up disturbance

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A city bus driver helped police catch a suspect initially thought to be involved in a sexual assault downtown early this morning in downtown Winnipeg.

At approximately, 1 a.m., police were alerted to a situation at the corner of Edmonton Street and Graham Avenue. A Winnipeg Transit driver had witnessed what was thought to be a sexual assault taking place, and immediately called the police.

The suspect was picked up by police, however, a spokesperson with the WPS now says investigators do not believe it was an assault, instead calling it a disturbance.

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Updated on Friday, November 15, 2013 at 8:44 AM CST: Updates with new police information.

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