Man Arrested After Robbery With Firearm

A 41 year old male is facing charges of robbery with a firearm, obstruction of a police officer, and several failure to comply with court orders. The indivudual also has several outstanding warrant for his arrest.


Police say, around 10:00 p.m Thursday night in the 1400 block of 8th St. East , the suspect stole a vehicle while brandishing a firearm.



Police later observed the stolen vehicle in the 1500 block of 8 St E and approached it. The male suspect fled on foot and a Conducted Energy Weapon (CEW) was deployed. The suspect was taken into custody.


Police say the incident was not random because the victim and suspect know each other.


The CEW deployment will be reviewed as per the Saskatoon Police Service policy.


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