Bus rider injured in random machete attack: Winnipeg police

The Winnipeg Police Service is investigating after a 50-year-old man was attacked with a machete on Ness Avenue after he got off a bus.

According to police, officers were called to the intersection of Mount Royal Road and Ness Avenue for a report of an assault at 1:30 p.m.

A 50-year-old man was suffering from a lower-body injury when officers arrived. He was taken to hospital in stable condition and underwent surgery for his injury.

Police say the victim and the suspect were both passengers on a bus, and both got off at Mount Royal Road and Ness Avenue. They allege the suspect followed the victim and hit him in the lower body with a machete. The suspect ran from the scene.

Police allege the assault was random and unprovoked.

A description of the suspect was not available, and the investigation continues. Anyone with information can call police at 204-986-6219.

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