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Saanich Police are currently engaged in an active search for a bank robbery suspect at Tillicum Shopping Centre.

The robbery took place at the TD Canada Trust branch at 309 Burnside Road West this afternoon.

The suspect is described as an approximately 50-year-old Caucasian man who stands around 5’5″ tall, and has a skinny build.

He was wearing a grey and green hoodie, blue jeans and a baseball hat.

While he was conducting the robbery, the bank’s dye pack deployed, causing him to have noticeably red staining on his skin and clothing.

Police ask that the public avoid the immediate area while they conduct their investigation.

However anyone who sees someone matching the suspect’s description is urged to call 911 immediately.