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Man attacked with machete, robbed in downtown Winnipeg

A Winnipeg police say a man was robbed with a machete in the 500 block of Portage Avenue early Sunday. Global News

A Winnipeg man was sent to hospital after being attacked with a machete and robbed in downtown Winnipeg.

Police say the man in his 30s was sitting on the steps of a closed business in the 500 block of Portage Avenue when he was attacked around 1 a.m. Sunday.

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They say two men and a woman assaulted the man with a machete before stealing his personal property and fleeing on foot.

The victim was rushed to hospital in stable condition.

Police haven’t said if any arrests have been made.

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