Man found hurt on downtown Winnipeg sidewalk

A 39-year-old man was rushed to hospital in Winnipeg after being found injured and lying on a downtown sidewalk.

A 39-year-old man was rushed to hospital in Winnipeg after being found injured and lying on a downtown sidewalk.

Police and paramedics were dispatched to the 400 block of Cumberland Avenue just after 2:30 a.m. on Friday.

The man was rushed to hospital in critical condition. He has been upgraded to guarded condition.

At this point in the investigation it is believed the man was walking in the area when he was confronted by a number of people and physically assaulted, police said.

Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to contact investigators at 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).