Man threatened at knifepoint at Esquimalt convenience store

Victoria police arrest suspect nearby shortly afterward

A 33-year-old Esquimalt man was arrested after another man was threatened with a knife at Esquimalt and Admirals roads Monday night.

Around 8 p.m., a distraught woman called 911 and said her boyfriend was being threatened inside a convenience store. The suspect fled, but was caught near Constance Avenue by VicPD officers minutes later and arrested without incident.