Man armed with handgun, wearing body armour arrested by Saskatoon police

A man who was wearing body armour and armed with a loaded handgun was arrested by Saskatoon police, who also seized a kilo in meth. File / Global News

Saskatoon police have seized a kilo in meth and have a man in custody who was armed with a 9 mm handgun and wearing body armour.

Officers were called to the 2000 block of Avenue B North on Sunday at around 5 p.m. for a report of a woman lying on the ground, possibly intoxicated.

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Witnesses told officers that the man responsible for the woman being on the ground had then entered a bar at that location.

Officers entered the bar and arrested the man, who police say was armed with a loaded 9 mm handgun and wearing body armour.

They also seized a kilo in meth.

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Two other men were arrested and around $8,000 seized.

Police believe a drug transaction was taking place.

The investigation continues and charges are pending.

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