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Manitoba RCMP arrest ‘armed and dangerous’ man wanted in woman’s assault

Wayne Joseph Becks, 39,.
Wayne Joseph Becks, 39,. RCMP Handout

Manitoba police say they have arrested a Dauphin wanted after a woman was assaulted earlier this month.

On Twitter Monday evening, RCMP tweeted that Wayne Joseph Becks, 39, had been arrested just hours after they posted a photo of him.

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Becks is charged with aggravated assault, two counts of assault with a weapon, assault while choking, possession of a firearm while prohibited, and uttering threats to cause death.

The charges are connected to a Nov. 11 assault that left a woman with “severe, life-altering injuries,” police said Monday.

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Police haven’t said how the woman was assaulted or where the assault happened.

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