Taser used after altercation with intoxicated man Saturday night time: Saskatoon police – Saskatoon

A 20-year-old man is being charged with assaulting a police officer after an incident on Saturday night.

At roughly 11 p.m., Saskatoon police were called to the 900 block of Avenue J South for an unknown problem.

Officers say there were confronted by an intoxicated man at the residence. During the altercation, a taser was used to subdue the man. He was arrested shortly after.

The man was checked out by paramedics on the scene before being transferred to SPS detention.

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The incident will be reviewed under Saskatoon Police Service Policy.

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