Arrests - Evade Police - Assist RCMP

Two persons were arrested after evading Police in a stolen vehicle from Asquith, SK, yesterday morning.

Shortly before 3:00 a.m., September 5, 2016, the Saskatoon Police were notified by the RCMP about a vehicle that had been reported stolen from Asquith and was evading Police as it traveled towards Saskatoon. The SPS Air Support Unit (ASU) located the vehicle near Grandora, SK, and notified Patrol Units who attempted to stop the vehicle as it approached the city by deploying stop sticks. The vehicle struck the stop sticks and became disabled on Hart Road near Neatby Crescent. ASU observed three persons flee from the vehicle on foot.

With the assistance of ASU and Canine, one man was found hiding in a backyard in the 300 block of Needham Crescent. A second man was located in a backyard in the 3800 block of Fairlight Drive. The third individual has not been located.

Charges have been laid by the RCMP.

(Occurrence Number: 16-89030)