Man with ‘piercing green eyes’ suspected of robbing Saanich drug store

Saanich police say the man entered the Shoppers Drug Mart around 6 p.m. wearing a bandana over his face, produced a gun and demanded money from the pharmacist. He fled on foot with some cash.

A man with “piercing green eyes” is being sought by police after an armed robbery Monday evening at Tillicum Centre.

Saanich police say the man entered the Shoppers Drug Mart around 6 p.m. wearing a bandana over his face, produced a gun and demanded money from the pharmacist. He fled on foot with some cash.

The man is Caucasian in his early 30s, approximately 6’2″ tall with a medium build.

Police described the man as having “piercing” green eyes, and wearing a white hoodie with multi-coloured logos on the front and a dark bandana.

He has a bracelet-style tattoo on his left wrist with unknown lettering.

Detectives are talking with Victoria Police about several similar armed robberies in the city.

Anyone with information on this incident or who can help identify the suspect is asked to contact Saanich police at 250-475-4321.

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