August 26, 2016 8:20 am

Sawed-off rifle seized from bike riding Saskatoon teen

Sawed-off rifle, knife seized by Saskatoon police from a bike riding teen.

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A sawed-off rifle was seized by Saskatoon police from a bike riding teen.

The teen was spotted by an officer riding a bike on the sidewalk in the 200-block of Avenue C North just before 2:30 p.m. CT on Thursday.

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The teen refused to stop for the officer, but the officer was eventually able to stop the bike and take the teen into custody.

Police said a search of the youth turned up the sawed-off rifle along with a large knife.

He was also wanted on an outstanding warrant.

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The 16-year-old boy is facing several weapons related charges as well as breach of probation.

He is scheduled to be in Saskatoon provincial court on Friday morning.

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