Section of Provencher closed as police investigate ‘serious’ assault

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Police Service has closed off a section of Provencher Boulevard on Wednesday morning as officers investigate a “serious” assault that took place overnight.

Police said they were called to the incident in the 300 block of Provencher Boulevard around 4:35 a.m. on Wednesday.

Provencher is closed both eastbound and westbound for two blocks from Des Meurons Street to Langevin Street.

Police note they are investigating a serious assault, but did not provide any other details regarding what took place.

Officers remain on scene.

This is a developing story. More details to come.

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