Winnipeg police charge man following string of sexual threats at fast food restaurants

Winnipeg police have charged a 34-year-old man in connection to at least four incidents of forced confinement and sexual threats at fast food restaurants.

WPS say they were investigating four confirmed incidents from various restaurants, where a man was reported to have entered the store and locked women employees inside.

Police say the first incident was reported on Nov. 21, with the most recent being reported on Dec. 11.

During all four incidents, the man reportedly yelled sexual threats to female employees that were working at the time.

During some of the incidents, he also jumped over the counter or chased the employee working. In one incident, police noted the man allegedly grabbed one of the employees.

In all four, the employee working was able able to escape without an injuries. In some incidents, the suspect reportedly fled the store after the employee threatened to or called police.

WPS say the incidents happened at various times of the day, (10:45 a.m., 11:45 a.m., 5:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.) and at stores along William Avenue, Graham Avenue, Kennedy Street and Main Street.

The 34-year-old has since been charged with assault, uttering threats, two counts of sexual assault, and four counts of forced confinement.

If anyone has any additional information, they are asked to contact investigators at 204-986-6245.

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