A conspicuous vehicle thief was taken down by a Saanich police dog near Shelbourne and North Dairy roads early Sunday morning.
Around 3 a.m., police responded to a report of a suspicious man in the 3200-block of Aldridge St.
Soon after, officers found the man rummaging inside a vehicle.
The suspect attempted to flee but was taken down by police dog Grimm in a nearby driveway and arrested.
A laptop and other small items were retrieved.
Anyone with relevant information is asked to call Saanich police.