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Police officer in Saskatchewan seriously injured: Premier Scott Moe

By The Canadian Press on November 1, 2023.

Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe says an officer with the Estevan police has been seriously injured on the job. Saskatchewan's provincial flag flies on a flag pole in Ottawa on July 6, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

ESTEVAN, Sask. – Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe says a police officer in Estevan, Sask., has been seriously injured.

Moe wished the injured officer a full recovery in a post on X, the social media platform formerly known as Twitter.

He says the officer was hurt during an incident with a suspect in the city about 200 kilometres southeast of Regina.

Estevan police did not immediately respond to a request for comment, but say in a news release that officers were on the scene of a serious incident just before 7 a.m..

They say one person is in custody and there is no risk to the public.

The provincial Ministry of Justice says a team that examines serious incidents involving police is investigating.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov. 1, 2023.

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