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VicPD searching for armed suspect who robbed gas station Thursday morning


VicPD are searching for an armed suspect who robbed a gas station in Vic West Thursday morning.

At approximately 5:30 a.m. on June 16th, officers responded to a gas station in the 100-block of Esquimalt Road after reports of a robbery.

According to gas station staff, the suspect stated that he had a firearm before stealing money from the store and fleeing the area on foot. 

During the incident, he did not produce a firearm. 

Although officers attended the scene and searched the area for the suspect, he was not located. 

The suspect is described as an adult Caucasian man standing approximately 5’9” tall. 

At the time of the incident, he wore a high-visibility vest over a black hooded sweater with ‘Victoria Spartans Football’ in gold and white lettering across the front. 

He was also wearing a dark basketball hat, blue jeans. black and red running shoes and carrying a white plastic bag. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the 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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