(Port Alberni RCMP)

A convenience store in Port Alberni became the victim of an armed robbery on Sunday evening, when a man wearing a ski mask robbed.

In a media release, Port Alberni RCMP said officers responded to an armed robbery in progress at the 7-Eleven just before 10 p.m., on November 27th.

The suspect entered the store at 4233 Redford Street wearing a ski mask, allegedly produced an edged weapon and demanded money.

The suspect then fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Officers and a police dog were unable to locate the robber, who was described as wearing a blue sweatshirt and green camouflage pants.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Port Alberni RCMP at (250) 723-2424.


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