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Taser used to subdue suspect after resisting arrest: Saskatoon police

An officer used a Taser on an aggressive dog while responding to a domestic dispute, according to Saskatoon police.
An officer used a Taser on a suspect who resisted arrest on Sunday morning. File / Global News

The Saskatoon Police Service responded to a domestic complaint at a home in the 1300 block of Avenue B North early Sunday morning.

According to police, at 4 a.m., officers attempted to take a 31-year-old male suspect into custody for assault. After the suspect didn’t co-operate and resisted arrest, a Taser was used to subdue him.

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The suspect faces a number of charges including domestic assault, two counts of assaulting a police officer and breach of a court order. There was also an outstanding warrant for his arrest.

He will appear before a justice of the peace later today.

The Taser deployment will be reviewed under police policy.

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