Tire Slashings - Arrest Made

A 21 year old man will appear in Provincial Court on May 12th following a number of tire slashings on the weekend.

Just after 5:00 a.m. Saturday, May 2nd, Police were called to the 1800 block of 22nd Street West where a witness reported seeing a male in an alley slashing vehicle tires with a knife. Police were able to track down the man a few blocks away.

He is facing a charge of Possession of a Prohibited Weapon, Possession of Stolen Property, and numerous counts of Mischief Under $5,000.

At least 20 tires were slashed. However, anyone else who's vehicle may have been damaged is asked to contact the Saskatoon Police Service at 975-8300.

(Occurrence Number: 2009-39821)