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Suspect sought in Winnipeg Transit assault, police say

Police are investigating an incident on a transit bus. Rudi Pawlychyn / Global News

Winnipeg police are investigating an assault that took place on a transit bus early Friday morning.

Police said they were called to the area of Selkirk Avenue and McGregor Street around 1:30 a.m., where they found an adult man injured on the bus. The man was taken to hospital in unstable condition, later upgraded to stable.

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According to the investigation, police believe the man was involved in an altercation with another passenger, when he was assaulted with a weapon. The suspect then fled the scene.

The major crimes unit continues to investigate.

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

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