One man is in custody tonight after a hiker reported having a gun pointed at his dog while walking in Mt. Doug Park.
Saanich police were called to the scene just before 5:45 pm.
The hiker told them a man had entered the park, pointed a gun at his dog, and continued walking.
Police then cordoned off the park at all entrances and went looking for the suspect.
He was found a short time later and taken into custody without incident.
The suspect was in possession of a pellet gun.
The investigation continues.