Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers/Facebook

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers has released surveillance images of a man who allegedly committed an armed robbery at a Saanich gas station.

According to a Facebook post, the suspect entered the gas station in the 3500 block of Shelbourne Street on August 3rd to commit a robbery.

He then lunged at a staff member repeatedly while holding a large knife.

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers/Facebook

After that, police say the suspect decided to leave without any further violent behaviour.

Officers are now searching for the man, and have posted images from a surveillance video to help further their investigation.

Anyone who recognizes him is asked to contact Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, or Saanich Police at 250-475-4321.