Suspect, victim in Burger King attack known to each other: Winnipeg police

The victim of an assault at a Burger King restaurant near Confusion Corner is in stable condition in hospital, Winnipeg police say.

Officers were called to the Osborne Street eatery around 10 a.m. Tuesday after reports of a serious assault. They found the victim, 45, in critical condition, with a serious upper-body injury.

Const. Jason Michalyshen told 680 CJOB that the suspect fled the scene before police arrived, and that the attack wasn’t random.

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“The victim and the suspect did know each other to some extent,” he said.

“The exact dynamics and why the assault occurred and why did it elevate to this extreme, … that’s something we’re still sorting through.

“We’re not acknowledging an arrest at this time, but we’re pretty confident this individual will be in custody in short order,” he said.

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