A masked man brandishing a screwdriver robbed the 7-Eleven store early this morning at Carey and Tillicum Roads.
The suspect entered the store at 3895 Carey Rd. at about 4 a.m. and demanded and received a small amount of cash, Saanich police say. The clerk wasn’t physically injured.
The man ran off down Tillicum Road toward the Trans-Canada Highway.
The suspect is described as white, five-foot-10, about 165 pounds, wearing a tan baseball cap, sunglasses and a mask, a tan long-sleeve shirt with a reflective strip on the back, green pants, black Adidas runners with white stripes and possibly white latex gloves.
Saanich police are reviewing the store’s video surveillance this morning.
Anyone with information can call Saanich police at 250-475-4321 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).