Police in Winnipeg are asking for help in locating a suspect in a stabbing at the Osborne Transit Station on February 13.

Emergency personnel were called to the station around 8:45 p.m. and located a 26-year-old male victim at that time. Officers provided emergency medical care, including a chest seal, and the victim was taken to hospital in critical condition and later upgraded to stable condition.

The Winnipeg Police Service says that the initial stages of the investigation indicated that amid racial slurs from another male on the bus, the victim was threatened and physically assaulted. The bus was stopped, and both males exited. Police were contacted, and the suspect fled.

On Friday, February 23, the Major Crimes Unit sent out a release requesting public assistance in identifying the suspect who is pictured above.

Police describe the suspect as a male, believed to be in his early 20s, approximately 5’7” to 5’9” in height, with a medium build. 

At the time of the incident the suspect was wearing a black and white hooded winter parka, black hoodie, black neck warmer, and white runners. Police say their is no race description available. 

The Winnipeg Police Service advises the public not to approach the suspect. 

Anyone with information regarding the incident or who has video footage of the incident or events leading to the assault is asked to contact investigators at 204-986-6219, Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477), online at winnipegcrimestoppers.org, or 911 in the event of an emergency.