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Winnipeg police looking for taser-wielding suspect in early-morning carjacking

Winnipeg Police Service vehicle.
Winnipeg Police Service vehicle. Shane Gibson/Global News

Winnipeg police are looking for a man in his early 20s who is suspected in an early morning carjacking.

Police said the incident took place in a parking lot at Meadowood Drive and St. Mary’s Road around 12:45 a.m. Tuesday, when a woman was pulled from the driver’s seat of her car and tased by a male suspect.

The man stole the woman’s cell phone and vehicle, police said.

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The stolen car is a 2018 white Chevrolet Cruz, with the licence plate KEW 233. Police have yet to find it.

The suspect is described as 5’11’ to 6’0″ in height, with a medium build, and between the ages of 21 and 22.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Major Crimes Unit at 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

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