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Suspect left trail of evidence after early morning robbery
Saskatoon police have one man is custody after an early morning robbery of a business on Fairlight Drive.
Published Thursday, February 7, 2013 7:37AM CST
Last Updated Thursday, February 7, 2013 7:38AM CST
A 27-year-old man is in police custody after an armed robbery early Thursday.
Saskatoon police were called just after 2 a.m. when a man reportedly in posession of a handgun fled on foot after robbing a business in the 3300 block of Fairlight Drive just after 2 a.m., police said in a news release.
Officers responding to the call spotted a man resembling the description of the suspect and detained the man.
A subsequent track by a canine unit starting at the scene of the robbery led to the location where the suspect was apprehended, police said. The one-kilometre-long track also resulted in the discovery of several items of evidence, including a replica firearm.
The man faces charges of armed robbery, wearing a disguise and other weapons-related offenses.