Comox Valley RCMP investigating early morning robbery at convenience store

On Friday, April 12, 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.

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

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

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