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Man facing charges of domestic assault, uttering threats: Saskatoon police

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WATCH ABOVE: Members of Saskatoon police responded to a disturbance in the Parkridge neighbourhood Saturday morning. Jacqueline Wilson reports – Mar 11, 2017

The Saskatoon Police Service (SPS) have a 29-year-old man in custody after an alleged disturbance at a house in the Parkridge neighbourhood.

Just after 5:30 a.m. CT on Saturday, police received a 911 call from someone at a home in the 700-block of McCormack Road. The 911 operator heard what sounded like a fight, but was unable to get anyone to talk.

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Officers responding to the call said they were met by a man who was behaving erratically and made verbal threats towards them.

Police removed a 27-year-old woman and four children from the house. The woman was taken to hospital by paramedics with non-life threatening injuries.

Officials said the man made more threats, alluding to the use of a firearm, and refused to come out of the house.

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SPS crisis negotiators, along with members of the tactical support unit, were called in to help with the situation.

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Officers eventually entered the home and arrested the man just after 12:45 p.m. He was taken to hospital for examination.

He is facing charges of domestic assault, uttering threats and breaching a conditional sentencing order. He is expected to be seen by a justice of the peace on Saturday.

SPS officials said no firearms were found in the home.

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