Man attacked with an axe in Portage

RCMP looking for any information on attackers

September 30, 2019 12:03 pm

On September 28, 2019, at approximately 2:20 am, RCMP responded to an assault with a weapon on Saskatchewan Avenue in Portage La Prairie.

Two male victims were walking in the area when three male suspects approached them.

One of the suspects had an axe and struck one of the victims in the upper body.

The victim, a 20-year-old man from Portage La Prairie, was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

All three suspects are described as being in their 20’s, tall and were wearing dark clothing.

The suspect with the axe is described as having some facial hair, possibly a chin beard.

If you have any information about this incident please call Portage La Prairie RCMP at 204-857-4445, call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477, or secure tip online at