Saanich police had an unusually large item in the lost and found on Wednesday morning. A quad bike was found near the intersection of Shelbourne and North Dairy streets on June 17 and, with the help of social media, police located the owner the next day.
Missing this ATV? It was located in the area of Shelbourne Street and North Dairy Street this morning.
— Saanich Police (@SaanichPolice) June 17, 2020
Police shared a photo of the red ATV abandoned in a bush on social media on Wednesday afternoon in hopes of locating the owner. Anyone who recognized the ATV was asked to call the Saanich Police Department non-emergency line.
By Thursday afternoon, the owner had been located. Police shared the update on Twitter, announcing that the ATV had been collected and thanking residents for helping to spread the word. Police did not say if the ATV had been stolen.
— Saanich Police (@SaanichPolice) June 18, 2020