Saskatoon police pepper spray man after Taser ineffective
Police said they were called to a report of a disturbance Sunday afternoon at a home in the 100 block of Avenue S South.
It was determined an altercation had taken place between a man and several other people at the home, police said.
He was located outside the home a few minutes later, but police said he aggressive when the officer tried to arrest him.
Police said a Taser was used to try and subdue him, but it had no effect.
He was then pepper sprayed and taken into custody.
Police said a search turned up a smartphone that had been reported stolen earlier from a nearby address.
The 27-year-old Saskatoon man is facing a number of charges including robbery and breach of probation.
Saskatoon Police Service said the use of the Taser will be reviewed in accordance with policy.
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