(Suspect/Photo by West Shore RCMP)

West Shore RCMP are requesting public assistance to identify a suspect who stole a tool bag from a gas station employee.

The suspect entered a Petro Canada gas station store located at 1879 Island Hwy in Colwood at around 6:47 p.m. on November 21st.

According to police, an employee at the store was doing repairs and had left a tool bag on the floor. The suspect allegedly stole said tool bag as he left the store.

He is described a man in his 30s with light complexion, and was wearing a black jacket, blue jeans and black shoes at the time of the theft.

Anyone who recognizes him from the image above is asked to contact West Shore RCMP at 250-474-2264 or report anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.