Aggravated Assault

Saskatoon Police were called to a residence in the 800 block of Avenue I south just before 8:00 PM on January 4, 2009, where it was reported that a female had been hit by a machete, after an argument in the residence.

Upon arrival Police learned there were two victims, a 22 year old female and a 19 year old male. Both were taken to hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

The 26 year old male suspect was later apprehended at another location where the weapon, a black handled sword, was also recovered in his possession.

The male will face charges of Aggravated Assault, Assault with a Weapon, as well as Drug Possession and three Breach charges. He will appear before a Justice of the Peace on Sunday, January 5th.

(Occurrence Number: 09-2244)