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Winnipeg man fights for his life after serious Woodcrest Drive assault

A Winnipeg police vehicle. Shane Gibson/Global News

A Winnipeg man is fighting for his life after an assault in the Woodcrest Drive neighbourhood on Wednesday.

Winnipeg police say officers responded to a report of a serious assault at a residence in the area at 11:30 a.m.

The man was taken to the hospital in critical condition and he remains in a precarious state.

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Police arrested a man and the investigation has been turned over to the major crimes unit.

The suspect was also involved in a residential break-in the previous day in the same neighbourhood, according to police.

A man in his 30s has been taken into custody and charged with multiple offences.

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