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Armed police respond to Avenue V home; one person charged
A police vehicle sits parked on the 800 block of Avenue V North as heavily armed officers and the police's armoured BearCat vehicle, seen here in the background, respond to a barricaded person inside a home. (Taylor Rattray/CTV Saskatoon)
Published Wednesday, October 19, 2016 3:04PM CST
Last Updated Wednesday, October 19, 2016 6:47PM CST
Heavily armed police converged on the 800 block of Saskatoon’s Avenue V North Wednesday.
A person who was believed to have a warrant for his arrest was barricaded inside a home on the block, police said in a media release. Tactical officers, with an armoured vehicle, responded to the scene early Wednesday afternoon and a male was taken into custody without incident just after 5 p.m.
Charges against him include dangerous driving and breach of a court order, according to police.
Police are still investigating and traffic restrictions in the area have been lifted.