VicPD have released surveillance footage of an armed robbery that occurred early this morning.

The incident occurred shortly after 1 a.m. Saturday morning at a convenience store in the 900-block of Craigflower Road.

The female suspect pointed a handgun at staff and stole money before fleeing the store on foot.
“Detectives with VicPD’s Major Crime Unit are asking for your help to identify a suspect seen wearing a distinct red jacket during a robbery with a firearm this morning,” said VicPD in a media statement.

Police said several officers attended the scene immediately, including a unit from the Integrated Canine Service, however, the suspect was not located.

The suspect is described as a Caucasian woman between the ages of 20 and 30-year-old. She is about 5’8” with a medium build.

The woman had blue eyes, distinctive eyelashes, and was wearing a medical mask.

Police also said she was carrying a gold purse and wore a distinct red and black jacket with the hood up during the robbery.

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

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