(VicPD / Jay Wallace Images)

Victoria Police have arrested one man for allegedly robbing a store at knifepoint.

At around 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 14th, officers were called to the a business in the 1500-block of Cook Street for a report of a robbery.

Upon investigation, police found out that a man had brandished a knife and made stabbing motions with it towards the clerk before stealing a number of items from the store.

Several patrol officers arrived to assist in the investigation and were able to find the man a short distance away from the store.

The suspect fled from officers but was caught and arrested after a foot chase. He was taken into custody in the 1300-block of Vancouver Street.

Police say the man was transported to cells at Victoria Police department where he was held for morning telebail.

He is facing recommended charges of robbery with an offensive weapon and breach of probation.

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