Manitoba

Winnipeg girl in stable condition after being found near Midtown Bridge

A 16-year-old Winnipeg girl is in stable condition after she was assaulted and discovered by construction workers near the Midtown Bridge on Saturday morning, according to police.

Police are asking for help from anyone who had contact with her before the incident

A Winnipeg girl was discovered near the Midtown Bridge early on Saturday morning. Police believe she was assaulted. (CBC)

A 16-year-old Winnipeg girl is in stable condition after she was assaulted and discovered near the Midtown Bridge on Saturday morning, according to police.

Police responded to a report and found the girl east of the bridge before she was transported to hospital in unstable condition.

The girl is described as being five feet eight inches tall and 180 pounds with dark brown hair past the shoulders. She was wearing black leggings, white runners, a dark-coloured North Face hooded jacket and a black ‘WUTANG’ hoody.

She was last seen heading toward the river walk in the area of the Midtown Bridge and Donald Street, behind 340 Assiniboine Avenue.

Anyone who may have interacted with her before she was discovered by the bridge is asked to call the Homicide Unit at 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

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