November 9, 2018 1:11 pm

Saskatoon police Taser woman in reported stolen vehicle

Saskatoon police said officers had to use a Taser on a woman when she attempted to drive away during a traffic stop.

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Saskatoon police said officers used a Taser on a 25-year-old woman when she attempted to flee in a reported stolen vehicle.

Officers initially stopped the vehicle in the 200-block of Avenue L South at around 8:15 p.m. CT on Nov. 8, according to the police report.

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Police said the woman attempted to drive away when officers approached. A Taser was used and the driver was taken into custody.

No injuries were reported. Police said the Taser deployment will be reviewed.

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The woman is facing charges of possession of stolen property, obstruction, and breach of a court order.

Two men were arrested out of the vehicle and released without charges being laid.

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