September 14, 2016 7:02 pm

Axe, stolen property recovered as Saskatoon police respond to vehicle break-ins

Saskatoon police arrest two men after a report of vehicle break-ins on Tuesday night.

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Police say they arrested two men after responding to vehicle break-ins in Saskatoon on Tuesday.

At around 10:20 p.m. CT, a report came in about two men entering parked vehicles in the 100-block of Poplar Crescent.

Officers arrived and spotted two suspects carrying duffel bags while riding bikes. The men attempted to flee the scene and one suspect was taken into custody after a foot chase.

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Stolen property and an axe were found by police.

Shortly after, additional officers arrested the second suspect nearby.

A 26-year-old man is facing charges of possession of a weapon dangerous to the public peace, carrying a concealed weapon, possession of stolen property and two counts of breach of undertaking.

A 24-year-old man is facing charges of obstructing a peace officer, mischief and three counts of breach of undertaking.

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