Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Winnipeg Police Find Person of Interest in Alleged Mall Fluid Assault Case

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Winnipeg Police Find Person of Interest in Alleged Mall Fluid Assault Case

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Police find person of interest in mall fluid case

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Winnipeg police say they're waiting for a forensic examination of a substance a man allegedly sprayed on a teenage girl in a shopping mall before deciding whether to lay charges.

Investigators released a security image on Saturday from the St. Vital Centre of someone they describe as a person of interest, who they say they later found and interviewed.

They say he has been co-operative.

Police say a group of girls were in the mall on February 19 when they observed a strange man closely following them.

They say the girls tried to evade him by entering a store, but just outside the shop he appeared to spray or deposit an unknown substance on the clothing of one of the girls. …

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