Attempted Escape

Two 25 year old male inmates at the Saskatoon Provincial Correctional Center remain in custody after a failed escape attempt earlier this evening.

At approximately 9:20 PM Saskatoon Police responded to a report of an attempted escape at the Provincial Correctional Center. Upon arrival, it was learned that two inmates had attempted to escape by climbing fences within the Center, but were apprehended by Staff prior to gaining their freedom.

The two inmates will face charges of Attempted Escape and one of the inmates will face an additional charge for possessing a weapon.

No one was injured as a result of this incident.