Early morning robbery in Courtenay

Comox Valley

2019-04-12 15:59 PDT

File # 2019-5103

On April 12, 2019 at approximately 4:35 a.m. the Comox Valley RCMP received a report of a robbery at a business on the 500-block of Ryan Road in Courtenay.

Frontline police officers quickly went to the scene and surrounding area to search for the suspect who fled prior to police arrival.

The suspect had his face covered and was wearing a high visibility jacket. He is described as tall, thin build, walking with a slight hunch and his head tilted sideways.

Suspect in robbery; wearing a grey hoodie, black cover over his face and high visibility vest

Comox Valley RCMP Major Crime Unit is continuing to gather evidence in the area with the assistance of the Comox Valley RCMP Bike Unit and the Integrated Forensic Identification Section. Anyone with information is asked to call 250-338-1321 and refer to file 2019-5103.

If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Comox Valley Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at comoxvalleycrimestoppers.bc.ca. When reporting through Crime Stoppers, you never have to identify yourself or testify in court, and you could receive a cash reward for your information.

Released by

Cst. Monika Terragni

Media Relations Officer
Comox Valley RCMP
800 Ryan Rd, Courtenay, BC V9N 7T1
Office: 250-338-1321
Fax: 250-338-6781

Email: bcrcmp@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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