Commercial alarm bells were triggered when a man broke into the Shell gas station on West Shore Parkway around 3:20 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 15.
The man attempted to break into the ATM, but was unsuccessful. He has fled the scene by the time officers arrived.
Victoria Police K-9 Unit assisted West Shore RCMP but was unable to track down the suspect.
RCMP seized video surveillance showed a Caucasian man wearing yellow gloves, a black jacket, grey Nike shoes with an orange Swoosh, a camouflage head cover, goggles on his forehead and was carrying a big, black sports bag.
RCMP asks anyone with information to call the detachment at 250-474-2264.