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Car thief cornered in Vic West

The driver of a stolen car kept Victoria Police officers busy Thursday morning.

The man was spotted around 1:45 a.m. driving a grey Buick Regal that had been stolen earlier from a residence in Central Saanich.

Police tracked the vehicle to Vic West and called in a K9 unit. The vehicle was found abandoned in the 400-block of Sitkum Rd., where the K9 unit traced the man to the 100-block of Wilson St.

Officers found the driver hiding behind a tree with the keys to the stolen car in his pocket.

A 36-year-old Parksville man faces charges of theft over $5,000, possession of stolen property and breaching probation.

dpalmer@vicnews.com

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