Saskatoon man Tasered after marijuana arrest turns violent
The incident will be reviewed
A 25-year-old man is facing charges after resisting arrest and allegedly carrying drugs.
At about 1:00 p.m. Dec. 30 a police officer on the 100 block of 2nd Avenue North was approached by an unknown man. The man appeared to be intoxicated and was carrying a bag of what seemed to be marijuana.
Police say when the officer attempted to arrest the man the two got into a physical altercation. The officer was unable to physically restrain the man, so they Tasered him.
The suspect was brought into custody and taken to hospital as a precaution. The officer was not injured.
The incident will be reviewed according to police.