October 27, 2021 Media Release

Aggravated Assault – Arrest: C21-521589

On October 27, 2021, at approximately 4:00 a.m., Winnipeg Police Service’s General Patrol officers, and K9 Unit, responded to a report of a male assaulted with a weapon in the 500 block of Hethrington Avenue. 

Officers located a male in his thirties who had been stabbed. He was transported to hospital in unstable condition and was later upgraded to stable condition. The K9 Unit tracked the suspect a short distance away, where he was taken into custody. 

Investigators believed the two were known to each other as they lived in a shared residence. The victim was awoken from his sleep when he observed the accused damaging property. When the victim confronted the accused, he was assaulted with a weapon. The accused then exited the house and damaged a vehicle parked out front, and fled on foot. 

A 35-year-old male of Winnipeg is facing charges for Aggravated Assault, Mischief Under $5,000, and Fail to Comply with Probation Order. He was detained in custody. 

Constable Jay Murray, Public Information Officer
Constable Dani McKinnon, Public Information Officer
Constable Claude Chancy, Public Information Officer
Kelly Dehn, Manager of Public Affairs

Office: 204-986-3061
E-mail: WPS-PIO@winnipeg.ca