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Saskatoon police stop taxi used as getaway car at break-in, theft

A taxi being used as a getaway car was stopped by Saskatoon police following a break-in and robbery. File / Global News

A taxi that was being used as a getaway car was stopped by Saskatoon police following a break-in and robbery on Tuesday.

Officers were called to a report of three people who had entered a home on Whitecap Crescent at around 9:30 a.m. CT and threatened the two people.

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Numerous firearms were stolen and the three suspects fled in a cab.

Officers said they were able to locate the vehicle with the help of the taxi company, .

A high-risk traffic stop was made in the 1400-block of 33rd Street West. Officers found eight long-barrelled firearms in the cab.

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No injuries were reported.

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A 21-year-old woman, a 19-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy are facing 126 charges. They are expected to appear Wednesday in Saskatoon provincial court.

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