August 12, 2018 12:06 pm
Updated: August 13, 2018 7:34 am

Standoff in Saskatoon ends peacefully

Police say when they responded to the incident Friday afternoon, they were told the suspect had entered a house.

Phillip Bollman / Global News
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A standoff in Saskatoon that police say began with reports about a person with a handgun threatening people has ended peacefully.

Saskatoon police said when they responded to the incident Friday afternoon, they were told the suspect had entered a house.

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They said he refused to come out, and police responded with a tactical unit, a crisis negotiation team and an armoured rescue vehicle.

The 17-year-old suspect was eventually persuaded to give himself up and was arrested.

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