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Man found armed with sawed-off rifle in apartment: Saskatoon police

Saskatoon police officers said they were told a man armed with a gun had knocked on an apartment door.
Saskatoon police officers said they were told a man armed with a gun had knocked on an apartment door. File / Global News

A man found with a sawed-off rifle is facing a number of charges, according to Saskatoon police.

Police said they were called to the 700 block of Appleby Drive late Sunday morning for a report of suspicious activity involving a firearm.

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Officers said they were told a man armed with a gun had knocked on an apartment door.

He was located in another apartment, police said.

A search turned up the sawed-off rifle, which was in the suspect’s waistband, a knife and brass knuckles, police said.

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The 27-year-old Saskatoon man is facing 12 charges, including possession of a weapon dangerous to the public peace.

He was also wanted on outstanding warrants from both the Saskatoon Police Service and the RCMP, officials said.

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