May 13, 2019 5:00 pm

Axe found in suspect vehicle after cigarettes stolen in Saskatoon robbery

Saskatoon police said they found an axe and cigarettes in a suspect vehicle after an armed robbery in the Erindale neighbourhood this past weekend.

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Two 19-year-old men are facing charges following an armed robbery in the Erindale neighbourhood, according to Saskatoon police.

Officers were called to a convenience store in the 400-block of Kenderdine Road at roughly 4:45 a.m. CT on May 12.

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An employee reported two masked men had entered the business carrying an axe before stealing packages of cigarettes. The suspects then fled the scene.

A suspect vehicle was stopped nearby, police said, and inside they located cigarettes, masks, and an axe.

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The two Saskatoon men were taken into custody.

They are facing charges that include robbery.

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