Armed Robbery - ASU/Arrests - 1600 Block Of 22nd St. W

Two people are facing numerous weapons related charges following an armed robbery yesterday afternoon.

At approximately 3:30 p.m., December 19, 2017, Saskatoon Police were dispatched to a residential building in the 1600 block of 22nd Street West for a report of a person with a firearm.

The SPS Air Support Unit was flying above at the time, and informed Patrol officers that a male and female had been pointing a firearm at another male on the front lawn of a multi-unit dwelling. When officers arrived, the victim reported having been assaulted and robbed in a suite. ASU communicated to Patrol that the suspects had exited the building from a different entrance and were walking away. Patrol members quickly located the male and female suspect a short distance away. The male suspect began discarding items when officers made contact with him. One item was a loaded, sawed-off rifle concealed in a jacket. The male was arrested without incident. He was found to have outstanding warrants and was breaching numerous conditions. The female suspect, also arrested without incident, was found to be in possession of the items that the victim had reported being robbed of, as well as an axe.

The 16 year old male is facing charges relating to Weapons, Break and Enter, Robbery, Assault and Uttering Threats. He was also found to be breaching his probation.

An 18 year old female is facing eight charges relating to Weapons, Break and Enter and Robbery and as well Breach of Recognizance.

(Court Info Numbers: 991035461, 991035456)

(Occurrence Number: 17-131460)