Comox Valley RCMP seek witnesses after violent robbery in Comox

Comox Valley

2021-02-19 11:17 PST

File # 2021-2588

The Comox Valley RCMP is looking for a suspect involved in a serious robbery in Comox and requesting assistance from the public to identify the man.

At 12:50 a.m. this morning, Comox Valley RCMP received a report that a robbery and serious assault had just occurred at a business on the 700-block of Anderton Road in Comox. The victim reported that she had just locked up the store and was putting items into her trunk when a man approached her, displayed what appeared to be a handgun, and demanded her valuables. The suspect stole her purse and her car keys and the victim sustained a laceration to her neck.

Police are still gathering evidence in the area and will release surveillance photos of the suspect if they become available, said Cst. Monika Terragni, Media Relations Officer, Comox Valley RCMP. If you were in the area, please review any dashcam or surveillance footage you might have and call police right away with any information she added.

The suspect is a Caucasian man in his twenties, approximately 5’6 to 5’8, with short hair and a skinny build. He was wearing black pants, a black disposable mask and had the hood pulled up on a light grey jacket with a white diamond pattern.

The Comox Valley RCMP Major Crime Unit is asking anyone with information to call the Comox Valley RCMP at (250) 338-1321. If you wish to make an anonymous report, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or online at comoxvalleycrimestoppers.bc.ca.

Released by
Cst. Monika Terragni
Media Relations Officer
Comox Valley RCMP
(250) 338-1321

 

Released by

Cst. Monika Terragni

Media Relations Officer
Comox Valley RCMP
800 Ryan Rd, Courtenay, BC V9N 7T1
Office: 250-338-1321
Fax: 250-338-6781

Email: bcrcmp@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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