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. 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. Police ask witnesses or anyone with information on the incident to call Nanaimo RCMP or Crime Stoppers.
Gas N Go gas station at Turner road and Uplands Dr in #Nanaimo closed early tonight after a man robbed it with a handgun at 8 pm. @NanaimoRCMP has dropped containment of area. Watch for photo release tomorrow pic.twitter.com/9BzuOrSkwm— Kendall Hanson (@Kendall_Hanson) January 21, 2019