Saanich police arrest suspect accused of robbing a gardening store. (Saanich Police Department/Twitter)

Saanich police arrest gardener with stolen supplies, plants

Suspect pushing cart full of supplies away from closed gardening store

A Saanich resident with a green thumb and sticky fingers was arrested on Wednesday morning after allegedly robbing a gardening supply store.

According to an April 15 tweet by the Saanich Police Department, earlier in the day, officers stopped someone coming from a gardening store pushing a cart full of supplies and plants – the catch was, the store was closed.

The tweet went on to say that the stolen goods were returned and the suspect was arrested for theft.

READ ALSO: Saanich police seek suspect in break-and-enter at Uptown cellphone kiosk

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