The Winnipeg Police Service sex crimes unit is investigating after a woman reported being sexually assaulted on Tuesday in the Queen Elizabeth Way area.

Around 5:45 p.m., officers received report of an 18-year-old woman who appeared to have been assaulted.

According to police, the woman said she was walking along a river path when two men pushed her and grabbed her backpack. The men assaulted the woman before seriously sexually assaulting her, police said in a news release.

One man is described as being five feet 10 inches tall and in his 30s with dark skin, short brown hair and a beard. The second man is being described as in his 20s with light skin and dirty blonde hair.

Anyone with information that could help investigators is asked to call or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).