(Nanaimo RCMP)

RCMP are investigating an armed robbery at a 7-11 in Nanaimo on the morning of Saturday, August 20th.

At approximately 5 a.m., that morning, the suspects walked into the 477 Terminal Avenue location armed with a knife.

One man walked behind the counter and demanded money from the till, knife in hand. 

After taking an undisclosed amount of cash, he and the other suspect left the business. 

Police were on scene within minutes but were unable to locate the suspects.

Video surveillance captured the primary suspect walking into the business followed by a second suspect whose face is hidden from the camera. 

The primary suspect is described as Caucasian, standing medium height, with a slim build and a mustache. 

At the time of the incident, he was wearing a blue hoody pulled over a dark baseball cap, dark shorts and runners. 

The second suspect was wearing a black mask, a plaid jacket with a black hoody underneath, and a ball cap.

No employees were injured during the incident. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Nanaimo RCMP at (250) 754-2345.

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