Oak Bay axe man turns out to be gardener

Calls came into Oak Bay police on Friday afternoon of a man swinging an axe while riding a bicycle near Beach Drive and Somass Drive.

When officers found the man, it turned out he was just on his way to do some outdoor work.

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“He was enroute to assist a gardener with a job at a residence on Beach Dr. Mystery solved,” police wrote on social media.

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