What happens when you combine two women, a "large-bladed weapon" and a baby? - Macleans.ca

What happens when you combine two women, a “large-bladed weapon” and a baby?

The answer: a noon-hour confrontation in Saskatoon

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In the Maclean’s national crime rankings, published early last month, Saskatoon posted the highest crime score, 163 per cent above the national average. Most of the incidents that give the city that dubious distinction are routine. But not these ones. This story tells of charges laid in “an afternoon machete attack on a 20-year-old man along a busy riverside street in downtown Saskatoon.” Police also report that another “large-bladed weapon was allegedly used in a noon-hour confrontation between two women — one of them toting a baby.” They said one woman attacked the other with a “sword.”

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