Indian teen beaten in ‘horrific’ unprovoked attack in Winnipeg bus shelter

Published on : January 25, 2018 3:52




A 17-year-old university student newly arrived from India was so badly beaten he was incapable of moving from the concrete floor after a random, unprovoked attack in a downtown Winnipeg bus shelter.

Winnipeg police are desperate to find the man who attacked the teen, saying that person is “more dangerous than anybody else out there.”

Police said that the victim, who had only been in Canada about three weeks, was in the shelter for only four or five minutes before the attacker went after him.

A brief clip of surveillance video footage released by police shows the victim and attacker standing a few feet apart.The attacker waits for other people in the shelter and those standing nearby outside the shelter to leave. Then suddenly the attacker lunges at the teen and starts to punch him. The video stops there.

“We need to get this person identified as soon as possible and have them removed from the streets,” said spokeswoman Const. Tammy Skrabek.

Skrabek said the video was stopped there “because the general public does not need to see this type of violence.”

sHE SAID, The teen was ​punched, kicked and knocked to the ground, where the beating continued “to the point that this poor victim was unable to move.”

“When I’m saying [is] it was a horrific attack, it is a horrific attack.”

he victim, who was also robbed, was left with serious facial and head injuries and sent to hospital in stable condition. He was treated for multiple facial injuries and released.