April 20, 2019 8:38 pm
Updated: April 21, 2019 12:03 pm

Man Tasered after altercation with police officer in Saskatoon

Saskatoon police used a stun gun to subdue a suspect after he allegedly became aggressive with officers, police said.

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A 28-year-old man is facing charges after allegedly assaulting a Saskatoon police officer.

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Police received a call at roughly 2:40 p.m. about a suspicious man in the 2100 block of St. Cecilia Avenue. Upon arrival, an officer approached the suspect, who allegedly became agitated and aggressive toward the officer, which police said resulted in the use of a Taser. The suspect was then taken into custody.

The man was deemed medically fine after being looked at by medics and was detained by Saskatoon Police Services.

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He will see the justice of the peace.

The incident is currently under review.

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