July 8, 2014 12:24 pm

Police forced to use taser on knife-wielding man near downtown Regina

Regina police arrested a 47-year-old man Monday night after another man was stabbed near downtown Regina.

Sean Lerat-Stetner / Global News

REGINA – Regina police arrested a 47-year-old man Monday night after another man was stabbed near downtown Regina.

Police were called to the 1800 block of Osler Street for a report of a stabbing. When they arrived; they found a 52-year-old man who had suffered an apparent stab wound to his back.

The victim was treated by EMS on scene for his injuries.

Police saw the suspect holding a knife in a threatening manner and were forced to disarm him using the taser.

The suspect fell to the ground and got a bump on his head. He was taken to hospital for assessment, and later released back into police custody and charged.

47-year-old Daryl Don Marr of Regina is charged with assault with a weapon and possession of a weapon dangerous to the public.

Marr made his first court appearance on Tuesday morning.

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