K9 Apprehend B&E Suspects - 100 Block Whiteswan Dr.

Saskatoon Police arrested two males on the river bank following a break and enter early Friday morning.

At approximately 2:00 a.m., August 18, 2017, Police were called to a residence in the 100 block of Whiteswan Drive for a report of an unknown problem. Upon arrival, officers observed an outbuilding in the homeowners yard that had been broken into and property had been stolen.

The SPS Canine Unit attended and quickly tracked a suspect across Whiteswan Drive to the river bank. A male was located hiding in the bushes but refused repeated instructions from officers to come out. The Police Service Dog was sent in and apprehended the man. He was then taken into custody and transported to hospital where he was treated for minor injuries resulting from the dog bite.

A second male suspect was also located hiding in the bushes further down the riverbank. He was also taken into custody.

A 20 year old male has been charged with Break and Enter and Breach of Conditions.

A 16 year old male has been charged with Break and Enter.

(Court Info Numbers: 991022756, 991022758)

(Occurrence Number: 17-86499)