The RCMP is looking for witnesses after an armed robbery in Courtenay.

It happened yesterday around 2:15am at the Tim Hortons on Lerwick Road. The RCMP says a man used a knife to demand money from an employee.

He’s described as about 6’ tall and was wearing a dark grey hoodie with blue accents, dark pants and running shoes. He was driving a smaller, red 1990’s extended cab pickup truck with a black canopy.

If you know anything about this incident you’re asked to call the Comox Valley RCMP at 250-338-1321 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).