Nanaimo RCMP says a male armed with a handgun robbed the Northridge Gas N Go store at the intersection of Turner Road and Uplands Drive Sunday night. Photo courtesy Nanaimo RCMP.

Nanaimo RCMP says a male armed with a handgun robbed the Northridge Gas N Go store at the intersection of Turner Road and Uplands Drive Sunday night. Photo courtesy Nanaimo RCMP.

Nanaimo RCMP is looking for a male suspect after a Nanaimo gas station was the target of an armed robbery Sunday night.

Police say a male armed with a handgun demanded a clerk to hand over cash from the til of a Gas N Go convenience store at the corner of Uplands Drive and Turner Road just after 8 p.m.

The suspect got away with an undisclosed amount of cash and took off on foot.

Police say no employees were injured in the ordeal.

RCMP Police Dog Services and numerous officers responded and tracked the suspect toward the intersection of Oliver Road and Highway 19A, but the male got away.

A view of the suspect in an armed robbery Sunday night of the Gas N Go convenience store in Nanaimo, located at the intersection of Uplands Drive and Turner Road. Photo courtesy Nanaimo RCMP.

A view of the suspect in an armed robbery Sunday night of the Gas N Go convenience store in Nanaimo, located at the intersection of Uplands Drive and Turner Road. Photo courtesy Nanaimo RCMP.

The suspect is described by police as a Caucasian male, possibly between 30-and-40 years old with a slim build.

He was wearing a dark hoodie, toque, gloves and blue jeans.

Surveillance photo of an armed robbery suspect running away from the Gas N Go convenience store in Nanaimo, at Uplands Drive and Turner Road. Photo courtesy Nanaimo RCMP.

Surveillance photo of an armed robbery suspect running away from the Gas N Go convenience store in Nanaimo, at Uplands Drive and Turner Road. Photo courtesy Nanaimo RCMP.

Police ask witnesses or anyone with information on the incident to call Nanaimo RCMP or Crime Stoppers.

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