Coun. Russ Wyatt charged with sexual assault

Coun. Russ Wyatt charged with sexual assault

Winnipeg City Councillor Russ Wyatt has been arrested and charged with sexual assault.

The Winnipeg Police Service said on Jan. 14 they responded to a report of a serious sexual assault.

Police said the victim is a woman and the alleged assault is not domestic in nature.

Wyatt was arrested and charged yesterday and released on a promise to appear in court.

WPS Const. Rob Carver says police were waiting on lab work and when they received it Wyatt was arrested.

The charge has not been tested in court.

Published at Wed, 11 Jul 2018 12:24:00 -0400