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Man in hospital with ‘significant injuries’ after downtown Winnipeg stabbing: police

A police officer investigates a bus near the corner of Main and Pacific Tuesday evening. Will Reimer/Global News

Police are on the hunt for a pair of suspects after a man was stabbed in downtown Winnipeg Tuesday afternoon.

Officers couldn’t comment on the man’s condition, but say he was stabbed twice in the upper body and suffered “significant injuries”.

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Police received a call just after 4 p.m. of two men assaulting another man near Martha Street and Pacific Avenue. The victim was stabbed and eventually fled, then jumped on a Winnipeg Transit bus on Pacific Avenue.

Tape could be seen surrounding the bus Tuesday evening with an officer taking photos inside.

Police say they have obtained surveillance video and have a pretty clear idea as to who the suspects are.

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