COURTENAY, B.C- The Comox Valley RCMP are looking for a suspect in a Ryan Road robbery.

According to a news release from the detachment, the robbery took place around 4:35 a.m. on Friday morning, at a business in the 500 block of Ryan Road. Frontline officers went to the scene and the surrounding area to search for the suspect, who had fled before they got there.

The suspect had his face covered, while wearing a high visibility jacket. He was tall, with a thin build, and walked with a slight hunch and his head tilted sideways. There was no weapon seen during the robbery.

The detachment’s Major Crime Unit is still gathering evidence in the area, with the assistance of the bike unit and the forensic section.

Anyone with information is asked to call 250-338-1321 and refer to file 2019-5103. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Comox Valley Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at comoxvalleycrimestoppers.bc.ca.

When reporting through Crime Stoppers, you never have to identify yourself or testify in court, and you could receive a cash reward for your information.