Firearms Offences

A 17 year old Saskatoon male is scheduled to appear in Provincial Court today following his arrest on firearms related offences.

At approximately 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 6th, Police were called to the 1900 block of 20th Street West following reports of a male with a gun. A woman walking her dog in the area also reported that a male had pointed a gun at her and attempted to steal her dog. A short while later a 17 year old male was arrested in the same area. He had been carrying a plastic replica handgun. He is now facing charges of; Assault with a Weapon, Using a Firearm or Imitation in the Commission of an Offence, Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose, and Carrying a Concealed Weapon.

(Occurrence Number: 2007-79719)