Nanaimo RCMP are investigating armed robbery. It happened around 2:30pm on Thursday at College Grocery at 458 Wakesiah Ave.
The suspect pulled out a knife and took a number of scratch lottery tickets. There were no injuries.
The store clerk chased the suspect for a short distance. One of the Nanaimo RCMP’s dogs tracked the suspect but RCMP think he got into a vehicle and sped off. It is believed the suspect may have left the area in a white sedan but no other vehicle information is available.
The suspect is described as a white man between 20-25 years, 5’5 “, with a thin build. He was wearing a white baseball cap, black and white bandana, black long sleeve shirt, long black shorts, and black and lime green gloves.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.