Updated: Armed robbery at Courtenay business

RCMP looking for a man who robbed Sun Kissed Beauty Bar on Puntledge Road Wednesday afternoon

  • Jul. 13, 2016 9:00 a.m.
RCMP respond to reports of an armed robbery Wednesday afternoon at Sun Kissed Beauty Bar.

RCMP respond to reports of an armed robbery Wednesday afternoon at Sun Kissed Beauty Bar.

Comox Valley RCMP responded to an armed robbery early Wednesday afternoon at Sun Kissed Beauty Bar.

Police said a man entered the business, located at 470 Puntledge Road, and brandished a knife and took money from the till.

The man then left riding a blue bike with yellow markings. The staff of the business complied with the demands and no one was injured.

The salon is located next to Canadian Western Bank near Comox Road.

The suspect is described as a tall Caucasian man, approximately 35-40 years old, wearing a brown hoody with a blue emblem, a white bandana and a back pack.

RCMP note extensive patrols were conducted with the assistance of Air Services (helicopter) and the police dog service , but they did not turn up any results.

Comox Valley RCMP is looking for any witnesses to this event. Contact police at 250-338-1321, citing file number 2016-8419 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or comoxvalleycrimestoppers.bc.ca