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Police notice injured woman in vehicle, arrests 4 for assault

Saskatoon police charged four people with extortion and kidnapping with intent to confine.
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The continued investigation found that the woman was assaulted with a knife and had her life threatened by the four other occupants of the vehicle.

SASKATOON – Four people were arrested after a traffic stop led to an assault investigation.

Shortly before 11 p.m. on Feb. 8, members of Saskatoon Police Patrol conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle driving in the area of Wiggins Avenue South and 9th Street East. As officers approached the vehicle, they saw an injured woman in the back seat.

The continued investigation found that the woman was assaulted with a knife and had her life threatened by the four other occupants of the vehicle.

As a result, two men, age 53 and 60, and two women, age 31 and 41, have been charged with assault with a weapon, uttering death threats, extortion, and kidnapping with intent to confine. 

The 31-year-old woman was found to be in possession of cocaine and was subsequently charged with possession of a controlled substance while the 60-year-old man was found to be breaching his court-imposed conditions.

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