Robbery Of Cab - Arthur Rose Avenue And Wanuskewin Rd

Saskatoon Police are investigating an robbery of a Comfort cab which occurred at Arthur Rose Avenue and Wanuskewin Rd at approximately 1:40 a.m.on December 24, 2017.

Police were called by a cab driver as a intoxication male fare punch him in the face and forced him out of the cab. The cab was driven by the suspect northbound on Wanuskewin Road. The cab driver was left standing on the side of the road in very cold winter conditions. Police located the cab at Cathedral Buffs just north of Saskatoon. Officers located the suspect in a house beside where the cab was parked. The suspect is charged with Robbery with Violence. A female was also in the cab at the time of this incident. The investigation is on going.

The suspect will be held in SPS Detention Center until he can be placed before a Justice of the Peace in the evening December 24, 2017.

(Occurrence Number: 17-132948)