PSD Grimm
(PSD Grimm/Saanich Police)

A police dog is having his day after he helped sniff out a pair of suspects involved in an armed robbery in Saanich early Friday morning.

Saanich police were called at 12:30 a.m. on November 6 to a report of a convenience store robbery at the corner of Burnside Road West and Harriet Road.

Two suspects had entered the store wearing medical masks, produced a knife and demanded money.

They fled the store with an undisclosed amount of money. Nobody inside the store was physically injured.

Officers responded to the scene with Police Service Dog (PSD) Grimm and his handler.

PSD Grimm was able to track and locate both suspects in a park one block from the store.

The suspects, two men aged 30 and 52, were arrested and remain in police custody. They face charges of Robbery and other offences under the Criminal Code.

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