Steinbach RCMP have launched an investigation after learning Saturday afternoon of an assault on a jogger that occurred in a residential neighbourhood in Steinbach.
A 45-year-old man was jogging past the corner of Henry Street and Kroeker Avenue when he was approached by two unknown men, one of whom struck the jogger in the face several times.
The victim broke free from the altercation and ran home, Steinbach RCMP said Tuesday in a release.
He sustained minor injuries that did not require medical attention.
Steinbach RCMP are requesting the public's assistance in identifying the two suspects. One is described as a Caucasian man in his mid-20's standing about five feet nine inches in height.
Those with information regarding the incident are asked to call the Steinbach RCMP Detachment at 204-326-4452 or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or manitobacrimestoppers.com.