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Loaded machine pistol seized by Saskatoon police

Saskatoon police officers seize loaded machine pistol after tracking down a man suspected of breaking into a garage. File / Global News

A man was found with a loaded machine pistol after a break and enter in Saskatoon.

Police officers were called to the 1600-block of Cairns Avenue late Friday evening for a report of a break in at a detached garage.

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The suspect fled before officers arrived but a police dog tracked him down.

A search turned up a loaded 7.65 mm Skorpion machine pistol, a switch blade and crystal meth.

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The 36-year-old man is scheduled to appear before a justice of the peace on drug and firearm charges Saturday.

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