October 31, 2017 8:59 am
Updated: November 1, 2017 7:12 am

Saskatchewan RCMP hunting for man armed with gun

A man believed to be armed with a gun is being sought by two Saskatchewan RCMP detachments.

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Officers from two Saskatchewan RCMP detachments are searching for a man believed to be armed with a gun.

Battlefords RCMP shared information at around 2:30 a.m. CT on Tuesday that a stolen F-150 truck was travelling on Highway 16 towards the Maidstone RCMP detachment area.

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The truck had been reported stolen from the Humboldt area on Oct. 27. Police said a shotgun was reported to be inside the vehicle when it was stolen.

Maidstone RCMP located the vehicle and stopped it using a spike belt at Highway 16 and Highway 21.

The area was contained and a woman from the Battlefords was arrested without incident. No charges have been laid at this time.

Police said a man fled the scene and remains at large. No suspect description is available.

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RCMP had believed he stolen a white Chevrolet Silverado from Maidstone at around 5:30 a.m. on Tuesday. The truck was found this morning on the outskirts of North Battleford.

The firearm has not been recovered.

Maidstone RCMP and Battlefords RCMP continue to investigate.

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