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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.

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

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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