Winnipeg Police are concerned about eleven stabbings over the past five days.
It began on August 17, 2018, just before 6:00 am when a 48-year-old male was stabbed in the lower-body in the area of Princess Street and Notre Dame Avenue. The suspect robbed the man of his bicycle. The victim was taken to hospital in critical condition but has since been upgraded to stable.
Later in the day, around 4:00 pm a 16-year-old walked into a hospital with stab wounds to her mid-body. She had been stabbed while in the 900 block of Banning Street.
On August 18, 2018, just before 1:30 am two men, a 24-year-old and a 28-year-old showed up in hospital with mid-body stab wounds. One of the men said he was stabbed on Princess Street.
Twenty minutes later, in a story we told you about earlier this week, a 19-year-old male and a 21-year-old female were the victims of a robbery in the Central Park area. The male was horrifically attacked according to police after the suspects made the victims lay on the ground. Police arrested two males in connection to that incident. The male victim was taken to hospital in critical condition but has been upgraded to stable.
A 58-year-old male was taken to hospital by police after being stabbed in the upper-body on Wellington Avenue around 1:00 am Sunday, August 19, 2018.
Just after 6:00 pm on Monday, August 20, 2018, three males, age 16, 20 and 48, went to hospital suffering stab wounds to their midsections. Police say that two of the males are believed to have been stabbed during an incident on Agnes Street.
Four hours later just before 10:30 pm a 19-year-old male was taken to hospital in unstable constable condition after being stabbed in the mid-body on Edmonton Street. He was later upgraded to stable condition.
Around 7:30 this morning a 30-year-old male was stabbed in the upper-body on Maryland Street. He was taken to hospital in unstable condition.
Police are continuing to investigate the incidents but officers say that at this point it does not appear the incidents are linked to each other.
If you have information that can help investigators call 204-986-6222 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).
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