Winnipeg police, RCMP to give update on hospital assault


Officers with the Winnipeg Police Service (WPS) and Manitoba RCMP will be providing new details on Thursday regarding a recent assault at Seven Oaks Hospital, as well as other related incidents.

Winnipeg police and Cpl. Julie Courchaine from the RCMP will be speaking at a news conference at noon at the WPS headquarters. CTV News Winnipeg will live-stream the event.

This news conference comes after visitation was suspended at the hospital on Wednesday following a serious assault that left one person in unstable condition.

In a statement, the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) confirmed one of the hospital’s staff members was assaulted inside the Leila Avenue atrium.

This is a developing story. More details to come.

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