Saskatoon police Taser ‘combative’ man in Riversdale

Saskatoon police say officers had to Taser a confrontational man after an assault in Riversdale. File / Global News

Saskatoon police say officers had to Taser one of two men arrested after an assault in the Riversdale neighbourhood.

A report that two people were being assaulted at a home in the 400-block of Avenue C South was received by police at around 3:30 a.m. CT on Wednesday.

Responding officers found two men nearby. A 39-year-old man was arrested without incident.

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Police said a second man, 35, was “confrontational” and “combative” with officers.

A Taser was fired and the man was taken into custody. He was assessed by paramedics at the scene before being placed in detention.

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Two other men, 47 and 55, were found suffering from non-life-threatening injuries at the home.

Police believe they found a bat that was used in the assault.

Both of the accused are facing charges of assault with a weapon and uttering threats.

The 35-year-old man is also charged with assaulting a peace officer and breach of undertaking.

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