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Transgender man speaks out about alleged sexual assault

WINNIPEG — A transgender man is speaking out after he said he was sexually assaulted in a taxi.

“It is the most terrifying thing in the world to me that he knows where I live and even though he’s in custody I’m still afraid,” said the 22-year-old whose identity cannot be revealed. 286 more words

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Winnipeg police ask for help finding suspect after Portage Ave robbery

WINNIPEG — Police are searching for a male suspect who attacked a woman and fled with her purse.

The robbery happened on May 16 at approximately 5:30 p.m. 86 more words

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Winnipeg police appoint new deputy chief

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Police Service (WPS) have named a new deputy chief. Superintendent Gord Perrier has been promoted to the position.

He replaces Dave Thorne, who announced his retirement earlier this month, after 35 years of service. 31 more words

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Suspect arrested in Winnipeg break and enter, another suspect still at large

WINNIPEG — Levi Woodhouse, 18, has been arrested and faces several charges in connection to a break and enter.

Winnipeg police are still searching for the second suspect in the incident, William Richard Woodhouse. 70 more words

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Third victim comes forward in Winnipeg taekwondo sexual assault case

WINNIPEG — A third victim has come forward to police about the alleged sexual assault involving a taekwondo instructor from Winnipeg.

On May 10, 57-year-old King Yeung was charged with child abuse for allegedly sexually assaulting two students dating back to 1998 and 2008. 280 more words

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Groundbreaking prostate cancer research being done in Manitoba

WINNIPEG — Each year, more than 26,000 Canadian men are diagnosed with prostate cancer. However, the chances of survival are good – especially if it is detected during its early stages. 578 more words

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Police overwhelmed in Winnipeg Thursday night, more than 100 calls backlogged

WINNIPEG — Police were kept busy Thursday night with a number of violent and serious incidents in the city.

More than 100 calls to police were left waiting for service. 147 more words

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