VicPD Detectives Investigate Robbery with Firearm

File # 14-41752
Date: Tuesday, September 30, 2014

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Victoria BC – VicPD detectives are investigating a robbery that occurred on September 16ththat appears to involve a handgun.

Officers were called to the 400-block of Gorge Road East at approximately 4:30 a.m. for a report of a robbery that had just occurred, in which the suspect was disguised and brandished what appeared to be a handgun.

The teller stated that the suspect entered the store and pointed a handgun at him and a customer, demanding cash. The teller handed over an undisclosed amount of cash and the suspect fled and ran towards Garbally Street.

Although numerous officers were assisting on the file, the suspect was not caught, and VicPD detectives have taken over the investigation.

The suspect is described as being 5-feet 8-inches tall and wearing black top to bottom, including the balaclava.

Detectives are now hoping that the release of the robbery video will assist in identifying the masked suspect.

If you have any information on this robbery, please contact VicPD on the non-emergency line at 250-995-7654, report on the detective tip-line at 250-995-7444 or report anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).