October 16, 2018 7:20 pm
Updated: October 17, 2018 9:03 am

Man with gun reported in Saskatoon school yard

Two schools in Saskatoon’s Pleasant Hill neighbourhood went into perimeter lockdown on Tuesday afternoon following a report of a gun.

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Saskatoon police are on the lookout for two people after weapons were reported in a school yard on Tuesday.

Officers were called to a school in the 200-block of Avenue S South at roughly 1:15 p.m. CT.

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Initial reports said one man was armed with a gun and a second man on a bike had a machete. One of the men attempted to gain entry into the school, but was unsuccessful.

The school, as well as another in the 300-block of Avenue N South, went into perimeter lockdown.

No arrests were reported.

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Both lockdowns were lifted at roughly 2 p.m.

The suspect with the gun is described as wearing a dark bunny hug with baggy khaki pants.

The other suspect is described as wearing dark-coloured pants and a dark sweatshirt. Police said he was last seen fleeing northbound towards 22nd Street West.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Saskatoon police at 306-975-8300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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