Winnipeg police have charged a suspect after a man was seriously assaulted near Portage Place mall on Friday morning.
Police say at approximately 10:30 a.m., Cadet units were patrolling near Portage Avenue and Carlton Street, when they were flagged down for a disturbance.
The Cadets found a severely injured male and began to provide emergency first aid.
The victim was transported to hospital in critical condition where he remains at this time.
Responding officers located a nearby suspect and took him into custody.
Aaron David Woodhouse, 23, of Winnipeg, has been charged with aggravated assault, possession of a weapon and fail to comply with condition of release order (x2).
The investigation is continuing by members of the Major Crimes Unit.
Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-8477.