The University of Saskatchewan’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis.

Protective Services Briefs – week of October 25/18

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Wildlife on campus: On Sept. 19, Protective Services received a call regarding a moose walking through
the crop science field laboratory. The Saskatoon Police Service and a conservation officer were able to transport the moose safely out of city limits without incident.

Suspicious activity: On Sept. 22, a caller in Place
Riel reported that three males tried to sell him drugs. Protective Services officers searched their bags, and no drugs were found. The individuals left campus.

Bike thief apprehended: On the evening of Oct. 2, Protective Services were alerted about a possible stolen bicycle near the Education Building. Upon arrival, officers observed a male matching the description of the suspect on a bicycle. The suspect was eventually apprehended and found to be in possession of stolen property and a prohibited weapon.

Trespassing in Murray Library: On Oct. 5, Protective Services received a call reporting a panhandler in Murray Library. The individual was given a verbal warning and left campus.

Bike theft at Royal University Hospital: On Oct. 11, Protective Services received a call from Royal University Hospital security reporting that they witnessed an attempted bicycle theft near RUH. RUH security apprehended the male and awaited the arrival of Protective Services officers. The male was then placed under arrest without incident.

Attempted robbery on the Meewasin Trail: On Oct. 15, a student was approached by an unknown male
and female on the Meewasin Trail, just off campus near the university’s Education fields. The victim had her backpack pulled from her and was struck during the struggle. The suspects, one armed with a knife, did not take any of her belongings and fled on foot, southbound on the trail. This incident occurred off campus and was handled by the Saskatoon Police Service.

Safewalk reminder: Safewalk volunteers walk people safely to their destinations on or near campus, Sunday to Thursday from 8:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Outside of these hours, Protective Services provides free walking escorts to students, staff, faculty and campus visitors and can be reached at (306) 966-5555.

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