16 Year Old Youth Arrested For Possession Of Sawed-off Rifle - 200 Block Ave C North

A 16 year old Saskatoon youth is facing charges after he was found in possession of a sawed-off rifle.

Shortly before 2:30 PM Thursday and officer saw the young man riding his bike on the sidewalk in the 200 block of Ave. C North. When the officer approached the youth, he refused to stop. The officer was able to stop the bike and apprehend the boy. He was found to be concealing the firearm and a large knife. The suspect also had an unrelated outstanding warrant for his arrest.

He is in custody and will be appearing in court Friday morning charged with several weapons related offenses as well as breach of probation.

(Occurrence Number: 16-85067)