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Winnipeg man arrested in sex crimes investigation into September bus assaults

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Sex crimes investigators arrested a suspect Sunday in connection with a series of disturbances and assaults on Winnipeg Transit buses in September – Oct 3, 2022

Sex crimes investigators arrested a suspect Sunday in connection with a series of disturbances and assaults on Winnipeg Transit buses in September.

The man, 36, was charged with two counts of sexual assault and three counts of causing a disturbance.

Police said they were able to identify a suspect captured on CCTV on various bus routes the week of Sept. 16-23, who was seen yelling and swearing at passengers as well as assaulting them.

Two women told police they had been sexually assaulted by the suspect while on the same buses.

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Police said there were other similar incidents captured on camera but those victims have yet to be identified. Anyone with information is asked to call sex crimes investigators at 204-986-6245 or Crimestoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

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