May 17, 2014 3:42 pm

Teenager charged after Saskatoon police called to firearm complaint

Police attending a reported firearm incident in Saskatoon’s Parkridge neighbourhood.

Leslie Knight / Global News

SASKATOON – Saskatoon police were in the city’s Parkridge neighbourhood Saturday morning responding to a report of a person with a firearm.

Around 9 a.m., police received a call that a woman had taken a taxi to a home in the 200-block of McCormack Road.

She fled the taxi without paying the driver and then entered a nearby home.

The cab driver told police that when he approached the house, a man – armed with a rifle – came out.

Police say they managed to get the occupants to leave the home without incident.

Police say they recovered a pellet gun.

A 14-year-old boy is being charged with possession of a weapon dangerous to the public.

A 20-year-old woman will be charged with transportation by fraud.

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