Date: Thursday, October 28th, 2021

File: 21-43345

Victoria, BC – Patrol officers with VicPD’s Esquimalt Division are asking for witnesses after an armed robbery at an Esquimalt gas station.

Patrol officers were called to a gas station in the 900-block of Craigflower Road just after 12:30 a.m. this morning for a report of an armed robbery. Officers learned that a man had approached the clerk, displayed part of a knife and demanded money from the till. He was given a small amount of cash and fled. No one was physically hurt.

The suspect is described as an approximately 55-year-old Caucasian man, standing six feet tall with a medium build. The suspect was wearing a red checkered shirt, blue jeans and a black toque at the time of the incident. An image of the suspect is below.

This file remain under investigation.

If you have information about this incident or recognize this suspect please call the VicPD Report Desk at (250) 995-7654 extension 1. To report what you know anonymously, please call Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.