Violent Assault Suspect Wanted by Winnipeg Police


WINNIPEG, MB – Winnipeg police believe this man, Vincent Thompson, is involved in a violent assault on a woman in the city on February 24th and they want the public’s help finding him.

Police said the attack happened on February 24, around 6:15 in the morning near Magnus Avenue between Chudley Street and Buller Avenue. A woman was struck repeatedly with a machete causing her to fall the ground. She was then kicked in the head, face and upper body and again struck with a machete.

The suspect has been identified as:

Vincent Rupert Thompson, 29-years-old. He is described as 6′ tall, approximately 170 pounds, with short brown hair and brown eyes.

Police are warning people not to approach him, but rather contact police immediately.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

David Marshal, Manitoba Post

Photo supplied by Winnipeg Police