WINNIPEG – An assault in broad daylight targeting a senior in St. James has police on the hunt for a suspect.
Police say around 3:45p.m., Tuesday the man in his sixties, who uses a walker, was attacked and robbed at Grant’s Old Mill Park.
The thief assaulted the victim and kept attacking him even after money was turned over and he was left defenseless on the ground. Fortunately, the victim didn’t have to go to hospital.
Police say prior to fleeing the suspect threatened the victim should he contact police.
Officers are now looking for a man they say is Caucasian, about 6-feet with short brown hair and dark coloured eyes.
He spoke with a slight accent (unknown what language) and was wearing a blue coloured baseball hat, shorts and a t-shirt.
Anyone with information is asked to call police.