Saanich police are looking to ID a man who held-up a Saanich video store, brandishing a large hunting knife.
The incident occurred Monday evening just after 5 p.m. at Xanavision Video in the Royal Oak Shopping Centre. The man entered the store and browsed the DVD shelves for a couple minutes until finally approaching the front desk.
He pulled out a large hunting knife and demanded money. He fled on foot with a small amount of cash.
Police officer and a canine unit weren’t able to track down the man.
He is described as a 6′ to 6’2″ white, and approximately 200 pounds with a medium build. He has dark or tanned skin, and stubble on his face. He was wearing a blue sweatshirt and blue sweat pants.
Anyone with information is asked to call police at 250-475-4321.