May 12, 2019 2:15 pm
Updated: May 13, 2019 7:26 am

45-year-old Saskatoon man charged following police altercation

A Saskatoon man, 45, is under arrest for failing to comply with a conditional sentence order, carrying a concealed weapon and five counts of assault with a weapon.

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The Saskatoon Police Service say they arrested and charged a 45-year-old man with assault Saturday night.

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Police say the incident took place inside a home in the 400 block of 5th Street East shortly before 11 p.m.

When officers entered the home the man reportedly advanced towards them swinging a weapon, according to police.

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Police say they used a Taser on the man who was then transported to hospital for medical assessment.

The man is also charged with carrying a concealed weapon and failing to comply with a conditional sentence order.

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