Perez Adaryll Cleveland

Perez Adaryll Cleveland was arrested in December on 55 charges. He was arrested again Thursday for first-degree murder. (Winnipeg Police Service)

Winnipeg police are asking the public to help them find a man wanted in connection with a series of assaults, but warn he is dangerous and should not be approached.

An arrest warrant has been issued for Perez Adaryll Cleveland, who faces multiple charges, including assault, assault causing bodily harm, assault with a weapon and possession of a weapon.

The incidents took place in Winnipeg between Aug. 14 and Sept. 27, 2016, said Winnipeg police, who issued an arrest warrant for Cleveland.

He is described as 5-foot-11 and 255 pounds, clean shaven with a shaved head. Cleveland was living in the southwest area of Winnipeg but has ties to Ottawa, police said.

Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to contact investigators at 204-986-2877, the district supervisor at 204-986-2842, or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).