Street Robbery Arrests

Two sisters, ages 14 and 19, made their first appearance in Provincial Court today following a street robbery that occurred in Saskatoon overnight.

Just after 2:00 this morning two police officers witnessed what appeared to be a street robbery taking place at Avenue E and 20th Street West. A woman had been beaten and pushed to the ground and her purse stolen. The officers saw two females fleeing the scene. The officers followed them and made the arrests at a nearby residence. The females are both charged with robbery with violence. The 14 year old is also facing a charge of breach of undertaking.

The 19 year old female will make another appearance in Provincial Court January 21st. The 14 year old will appear again in Provincial Court January 4th.

(Occurrence Number: 2008-1546)