Saskatoon Police were called to a school in the 200 block of Avenue S South today, following a report of an armed man.
At approximately 1:15 p.m., October 16, 2018, Police were dispatched to the school. Initial reports stated that a man with a firearm and a second man on a bike with a machete had reportedly been seen in the school yard. One of the men attempted to gain entry into the school but was unsuccessful. This school, as well as a second school in the 300 block of Avenue N South, went into perimeter lockdown. The lockdowns were lifted at approximately 2:00 p.m.
The suspect carrying the machete is described as wearing dark coloured pants and a dark sweatshirt. He was last seen fleeing north towards 22nd Street West. The suspect with the firearm is described as wearing a dark bunnyhug with baggy khaki pants.
Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the Saskatoon Police Service at 306-975-8300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.