A 17 year old Saskatoon male appeared in Youth Court this morning facing charges after Saskatoon Police Service members responded to a robbery that developed into a kidnapping.
At approximately 3:15 AM this morning, police were called to what was initially reported as a robbery on the street near 22nd St West and Ave. W. Upon arrival at this location, police received additional information indicating that the victim had been taken to a house in the 1900 block of 22nd Street West.
Police went to the house, where they determined a male was being held against his will. Additionally, officers had received information that a knife and possibly a firearm may be involved.
Police were able to gain entry to the home, rescue the 15 year old victim and arrest the suspect. There were no injuries.
The 17 year old accused is charged with Unlawful Confinement ,Uttering Threats as well as several other offenses. He was remanded in custody until December 31st for a show cause hearing.
(Occurrence Number: 07130407)