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Saskatoon store targeted by robbery suspect armed with handgun

A Tisdale, Sask., man is facing charges after an armed robbery at a Saskatoon store on Friday night. File / Global News

A 24-year-old man is in custody and facing charges of armed robbery after a Saskatoon store was held up in the College Park East neighbourhood Friday.

Saskatoon police officials said a man with a handgun entered the establishment in the 1000-block of Boychuk Drive shortly before 9 p.m. CT. He made off with cash and lottery tickets.

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A police dog was able to track the man who was eventually arrested in the 500-block of Blackthorn Crescent.

The money and lottery tickets were recovered.

No injuries were reported.

The accused, from Tisdale, Sask., was expected to be brought before a justice of the peace on Saturday morning.

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