Oak Bay police are asking for the public’s help in identifying this man. (Photo courtesy of the Oak Bay Police)

Oak Bay police are asking for the public’s help in identifying this man. (Photo courtesy of the Oak Bay Police)

Police identify suspect who allegedly pulled a knife on Oak Bay store owner

A warrant for his arrest is pending

Oak Bay police have identified a man who allegedly stole items from a store at Dalhousie Street and Eastdowne Road.

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When the suspect was confronted by the store’s owner he pulled out a knife and fled the scene on a bicycle.

The suspect is described as a tall, thin man in his 20s, with a dark complexion.

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A warrant for the man’s arrest is pending. Deputy Chief Ray Bernoties noted the man also has warrants from the Victoria Police Department.



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Oak Bay police are asking for the public’s help in identifying this man, who allegedly stole from a store and then pulled a knife when confronted by the owner. (Photo courtesy of the Oak Bay Police Department)

Oak Bay police are asking for the public’s help in identifying this man, who allegedly stole from a store and then pulled a knife when confronted by the owner. (Photo courtesy of the Oak Bay Police Department)