Armed robber targets Saanich gas station


Saanich Police were called to an armed robbery Saturday.

It happened about 10am at the Chevron gas station at of Quadra Street and Cloverdale Avenue.

A man entered, pointed a gun at the clerk demanded money. Once he obtained a quantity of cash the suspect fled on foot towards Cloverdale Avenue.

The 21 year old clerk was not physically hurt during the incident.javascript: idleCursor();

The suspect is described as possibly Asian, with a receding hair line or possibly even bald. He wore a grey and white hoodie, black jeans, grey gloves, sunglasses and a medical mask over his face.

A photo of the suspect obtained from the store’s video surveillance system is circulating on social media.

Saanich Police are looking for any information that can help.

Anyone with information can all the non-emergency number (250-475-4321) or if you wish to provide information anonymously, call Crime Stoppers(t 1-800-222-8477).

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