Friday, July 04, 2008

Police hunt for man who beat up and sexually assaulted another man in Canadian city park

CBC reports:
(Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada) Winnipeg police are looking for a man who sexually assaulted another man in Maple Grove Park last month. Police said the 39-year-old victim was walking in the south Winnipeg park around 9:30 p.m. CT on June 21 when he was approached by another man who beat him up and sexually assaulted him. The victim was able to get away from his attacker and contacted police the next day. He was not seriously injured, police said.

The suspect in the case was described as a white man in his early 40s, about six-foot-four with an athletic build. He had medium-length, dark hair and a beard, and was wearing a dark shirt, dark shorts and white running shoes.

Police released a composite drawing of the suspect on Thursday:

Anyone with information about this suspect or this attack is asked to contact Winnipeg police.