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RCMP release sketch of Thompson sex assault suspect

By: Q Country/Star FM News
Posted: September 17, 2021 10:53

16-year-old girl was hospitalized after the attack Sept 13th

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UPDATE:

With the assistance of a Winnipeg Police Service Forensic Artist, a sketch has been completed of the suspect in a sexual assault on a 16-year-old girl in Thompson on September 13, 2021.

If you have information, please call Thompson RCMP at 204-677-6909, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477, or secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com 

ORIGINAL RCMP RELEASE:

On September 14, 2021, at approximately 9:40 am, Thompson RCMP received a report of a sexual assault that occurred on September 13, 2021, at approximately 9:30 pm. A 16-year-old female was walking home on a trail leading to Lynx Crescent, close to the Deerwood park area, when she was grabbed by an unknown male and sexually assaulted. The victim suffered injuries and was transported to Winnipeg hospital.

The male is described as Indigenous in appearance, approximately 5'8", average weight, with thin eyebrows, a crooked nose, and a short beard. He was wearing a black Nike sweater, black pants, black Air Force 1 sneakers, a black tuque, and a black medical mask around his neck.

If you have information, please call Thompson RCMP at 204-677-6909, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477, or secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com 

RCMP have no other reports of sexual assault in this area, but do caution the public to avoid walking on the trails alone, if possible; walk without headphones so you are aware of your surroundings; and if you are confronted, be loud and yell for help.

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