A Winnipeg man is facing several charges after police allege that he sexually assaulted a teenage boy in early March.
The Winnipeg Police Service says in a release that they received a report of a 16-year-old male that had been sexually assaulted in the Inkster Gardens area on March 8.
The teenager had left a bus stop near Old Commonwealth Path and Doctor Jose Rizal Way when he was approached by an unknown male who started an inappropriate conversation and repeatedly fondled him before leaving.
Members of the Sex Crimes Unit continued with the investigation and identified a male suspect.
On March 28, investigators observed the suspect in the 100 block of Waterford Green Common and placed him under arrest.
The 33-year-old suspect has been charged with Sexual Assault and four counts of Fail to Comply with Condition of Release Order.
He has been detained in custody.
Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call the Sex Crimes Unit at 204-986-6245 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).