Regina taxi robbery ends with pepper spray, taser use
Driver allegedly pepper sprayed before police use taser on one of the suspects
A Regina taxi driver was allegedly robbed Saturday morning by four teenagers and pepper sprayed in the process, before cops used a taser on one of the 18-year-old suspects during his arrest.
Police said an officer used the taser later that day on the suspect while at a residence in northwest Regina.
The suspected teens also pepper sprayed a bystander who was attempting to photograph them as they fled, and punched another bystander in the face.
Two 18-year-old males face robbery and assault charges. They will appear in court Monday.
Another 18-year-old man has been charged with breaching his curfew and resisting arrest.
A 17-year-old man was released without charge.
Regina Police said no one involved was seriously injured.