Moose Jaw man charged with assaulting three police officers

A Moose Jaw man is facing numerous charges, including three counts of assaulting a police officer, after an incident in that city early Sunday morning.

Around 1:00 a.m. officers responded to a break and enter at a residence, where a man had stolen several items.

When police arrived the man fled, and a K-9 unit was deployed to track him down.

The suspect entered a nearby backyard and assaulted the property owner when he was confronted, he was then confronted by police shortly after and assaulted three officers during the course of his arrest before a taser was used.

As a result, Chris Silzer, has been charged with three counts of assaulting a police officer, breaking and entering, uttering threats, assault causing bodily harm and numerous breaches of court orders.

Silzer has been remanded until a court date set for Monday.

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