Man found unconscious after assault in Osborne Village

A 56-year-old man was rushed to hospital in serious condition after he was assaulted in Osborne Village on the weekend, Winnipeg police say.

The man was found unconscious around 9 p.m. Saturday in a parking lot area near the Liquor Mart, Safeway and Shoppers Drug Mart at River Avenue and Osborne Street.

He had serious injuries and was given immediate emergency care by officers before the ambulance arrived, police said.

The attackers were gone before any emergency crews arrived.

Police vehicles with their lights on are gathered in a parking lot at night.
Police say a man assaulted in Osborne Village on Saturday remains in serious condition in hospital. (Bryce Hoye/CBC)

The police service’s major crimes unit is investigating. Officers ask anyone with information or video surveillance, including dash cam video, to call 204-986-6219.

Anonymous tips can also be left with Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477) or online on the agency’s website.