Arrest - Assault - Avenue L South Near 15th Street West

One man has been arrested following an assault on a stranger last night.

On March 9, 2023 at approximately 9:45 p.m., police were called to the area of Avenue L South and 15th Street West for a report of an injured person. Upon arrival, officers learned that the victim, a 42-year-old man, had been walking in the area with groceries when a man unknown to him approach and physically assaulted him. The victim received what are believed to be non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to hospital by paramedics.

Around the same time, police received a call to the 800 block of Avenue K South for a report of a man banging on the door of a residence. Officers attended to the address and located the suspect standing in the back yard. Further investigation confirmed him to be the same suspect involved in the assault from earlier. As a result, the 19-year-old Saskatoon man has been charged with assault causing bodily harm.

(Court Information Number: 991225495)

(Occurrence Number: 23-30061)