Saskatoon Police members responded to a male person who had run away from the Hantelman Building at 12:51 PM. July 13. Hospital Security and Police followed the male to the shore of the river. The male waded into the river but would not comply with police directions to exit the river.
Saskatoon Fire and Protective Services were summoned to launch their rescue boat. Police negotiated with the male to exit the river but would only do so if he was rescued by the boat. Saskatoon Fire and Protective Services along with a Police member arrived in the boat assisting the male into the boat.
The eighteen year old male was returned to the Hantleman Building without further incident.