Saskatoon Police were kept busy Monday evening responding to approximately 60 calls for service between 6:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. including a house fire and 2 armed robberies.
Just after 7:00 p.m. February 6, 2017, the Saskatoon Fire Department and Saskatoon Police responded to a garage fire in the 200 block of Dalhousie Crescent. The garage and a vehicle that was parked inside were completely destroyed. There were no injuries and there is no estimate of damage available. The Fire Department is investigating but it is not believed to be suspicious at this time.
At approximately 9:57 p.m., officers responded to an armed robbery at a pharmacy in the 100 block of Lenore Drive. Two men entered the pharmacy with their faces covered, both armed with handguns, and demanded drugs and money. They left on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash and narcotics. It's believed the suspects left in a vehicle that was parked near by.
Suspect one is described as a male wearing camo pants, a brown toque, his face covered, and armed with a black handgun. Suspect two is described as a male wearing a blue bunny hug with "BERGS" written on the back, a blue toque, his face covered, and armed with a silver handgun. No shots were fired and there were no injuries.
Then just after 10:00 p.m., officers attended an armed robbery at 18th St. and Avenue W, where a male had his truck stolen at knife point.
The 25 yr. old male victim was just leaving the parking lot with his window rolled down when a male armed with a knife opened his door and had the driver exit his vehicle. The suspect drove off with the truck however it was found abandoned a short time later.The suspect is described as being Indigenous, in his early 20's, 5'5"-5'6" tall, heavy set, approximately 220 lbs., wearing a black jacket with a fur hood.
Anyone with information on any of these incidents is asked to contact the Saskatoon Police Service at 306-975-8300 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800- 222-8477