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April 12, 2018

Winnipeg Police Service Media Release
For Immediate Release

Update Aggravated Assault – Arrest: C18-40214


On April 11, 2018, at approximately 11:40 p.m., members of the Major Crimes Unit located and arrested the suspect at an address in the 200 block of Park Manor Blvd. without incident.

Vincent Rupert THOMPSON, a 29-year-old male of Winnipeg has been charged with:

  • Aggravated Assault
  • Uttering Threats
  • Intimidation
  • Possess Weapon

He has been remanded into custody.

Previously released March 12, 2018:
The Winnipeg Police Service is requesting assistance from the public in locating an adult male who investigators believe is responsible for a violent assault on a female.

The attack occurred on February 24, 2018, at approximately 6:15 a.m., in the area Magnus Avenue between Chudley Street and Buller Avenue. An adult female was struck repeatedly with a machete causing her to fall the ground. She was then kicked in the head, face and upper body and again struck with a machete.


    • Last Update: April 12, 2018


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