Assault - 1300 Block 8th St. East

Saskatoon Police are investigating an assault involving a firearm that took place in the 1300 block 8th St. E. just before 2:00 a.m. this morning.

Police received a call at approximately 01:55 a.m., December 21, 2016, indicating a male had been assaulted inside a business. The victim went outside to the parking lot when the suspect pulled a handgun from his waistband. Police arrived and within a few minutes were able to locate and arrest two suspects matching the description from this incident.

No firearm was located however during a search of the suspects and a vehicle, police located and seized both cash and drugs.

The victim received minor injuries during the assault. No other injuries were reported and there were no shots fired.

No other details are available at this time and the investigation is continuing.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the Saskatoon Police Service at 306-975-8300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

(Occurrence Number: 16-127746)