On Tuesday, November 6, 2012, at approximately 6:00pm, an Oak Bay business called the Herbal Path, situated at 2012 Oak Bay Avenue was robbed of an undisclosed amount of cash.
A lone male entered the business advising that he wanted to buy some merchandise. The female business owner, who was the lone person in the store at the time, retrieved the product and went behind the counter to ring the product into the cash register.
While she was at the cash register, the male made his way around the counter and went up behind the business owner. The owner turned and saw that the male was holding a knife. The male then directed the owner to give him all the cash from the register. The owner complied handing all the money over to the male. The male then left the store leaving the owner unharmed.
Police attended with the canine unit however a search of the area failed to locate the suspect male.
The suspect male is described as Caucasian, 35 to 40 years old, slim build, approximately 5’8”, clean shaven, short brown hair, wearing a dark blue baseball cap, dark blue polyester bomber style jacket, light, possibly white or grey pants.
Anyone with information regarding this robbery are urged to contact Crime stoppers or the Oak Bay Police Department.