Barricaded Person Update

The emergent situation in the 600 block of Avenue F North reported earlier, has been peacefully resolved.

The Saskatoon Police Emergency Response Team, Crisis Negotiators and Patrol members responded to this situation where a male had taken refuge in a residence and refused to exit when initially contacted by some of the first officers on the scene.

Police negotiators actively spoke with the suspect for over an hour, after which he exited the residence and surrendered to police at approximately 11:40 PM on Thursday, August 21, 2008.

The 27 year old male faces charges of Assault with a Weapon and two counts of Breach of Probation under the Criminal Code.

There were no injuries to either the suspect or any Police Officers.

(Occurrence Number: 08-85824)