ERT/Crisis Negotiators Respond To Incident

Members of the Emergency Response Team have been called out to a home in the 400 block of Avenue I South following an incident this morning.

Saskatoon Police responded to call regarding a robbery with violence which occurred at approximately 8:00 a.m. A 35 year old male reported being beaten and robbed of his bicycle. He was able to provide officers with information leading them to believe the robbery suspects may be at a home in the 400 block of Avenue I South. ERT has been called out due to the fact the address has a history of calls involving firearms.

At this time police perimeters are being set up. A media scrum will be held at the scene at 11:00 a.m. with the location TBA.

(Occurrence Number: 2008-65337)