UPDATE: Suspect arrested in stolen Poppy Box incident

Victoria Police say a suspect has been arrested in connection with a poppy donation box Thursday morning.

Officers were called to a business in the 2600-block of Blanshard Street at 3:20 a.m. after a man in his 20s was observed cutting a security cord and stealing a poppy donation box. 

When a customer confronted the man, the suspect produced a weapon and threatened the individual.

VicPD Police chief Del Manak says the suspect is known to police and will appear in court appearance Friday.





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