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Assault outside Portage Place leaves man in critical but stable condition

Winnipeg police are investigating an assault outside Portage Place Shopping Centre that sent a 19-year-old man to hospital in critical condition on Tuesday evening.

Winnipeg police still investigating Tuesday evening assault

RAW: Assault in front of Portage Place leaves man in critical condition

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A man is in critical condition with head injuries following an assault outside Portage Place Shopping Centre on Tuesday around 6 p.m.

Winnipeg police are investigating an assault outside Portage Place Shopping Centre that sent a 19-year-old man to hospital in critical condition on Tuesday evening.

Officers were called to the downtown mall at around 6 p.m. and found the man on the sidewalk with head injuries.

He was taken to hospital, where he was reported to be in critical but stable condition on Wednesday afternoon, police said.

Investigators were seen outside the mall on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. A section of the sidewalk in front of the building and part of an entrance at Vaughan Street was cordoned off by police tape.

No arrests have been made.

Police ask anyone with information about the assault to call investigators at 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

Police are still investigating after a man was assaulted outside Portage Place Shopping Centre on Tuesday around 6 p.m. (Meaghan Ketcheson/CBC)

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