Man Charged With Assaulting Cab Driver

A 29 year old man is facing charges after a cab driver reported that he had been threatened with a knife while in the 700 block of Central Ave.

On January 27, 2017 at approximately 1:14 a.m., the Saskatoon Police Service received a call from a cab driver who reported that a fare had pulled out a knife and threatened him. The suspect fled the scene on foot, however he was located by Patrol with assistance from the Air Support Unit.

A 29 year old man is now facing charges of Assault With a Weapon, Threats to Cause Death and Transportation by Fraud.

He will be making is initial court appearance before a Justice of the Peace the evening of January 27, 2017.

(Occurrence Number: 17-9012)