February 14, 2018 5:58 pm

Winnipeg police searching for suspect after bus driver assaulted

Winnipeg police are asking for help identifying a suspect in an assault against a Winnipeg Transit driver.

Winnipeg police are asking for help identifying a suspect in an assault against a Winnipeg Transit driver.

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Winnipeg police are asking for the public’s help finding a man accused of assaulting a transit driver.

On Jan. 21 officers were called to the bus stop downtown at Portage Avenue and Fort Street around 4:35 p.m.

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According to police, a man entered the bus and said he didn’t have fare, punched the driver in the face and ran away.

The suspect is described as around 20-years-old with an average build wearing a brown hooded jacket and blue jeans.

Anyone with information can contact the Major Crimes Unit investigators at 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

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