Two suspects have been arrested for their involvement in an armed robbery in Courtenay.

Comox Valley RCMP Constable Rob Gardner says Mounties received a report at 9:59 on the morning of Thursday, March 30th, from a business on the 700 block of Ryan Road.

“With a great response time, and witness information provide, the two involved were able to be apprehended quickly”, says Gardner.

The suspects, both youth, were arrested within 6 minutes of the robbery, according to Gardner.

The investigation is still ongoing with assistance from the Comox Valley RCMP General Investigation Section and the Comox Valley Forensic Identification Section.