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Winnipeg police seek suspect after backpack explodes outside courthouse Add to ...

Winnipeg police are looking for a suspect after a backpack exploded outside the city’s law courts building on Wednesday.

Police say a man placed a backpack on the ground outside the courthouse and lit it on fire.

They say he took off on a small bicycle.

The backpack exploded when a courthouse employee tried to put out the fire with an extinguisher.

Police say no one was injured, although the employee was taken to hospital as a precaution.

Investigators are looking for a man in his mid-20s – anyone with information is asked to call police or Crime Stoppers.

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