Oak Bay police are asking for the public’s help in identifying this man. (Photo courtesy of the Oak Bay Police)

Police identify suspect who allegedly pulled a knife on Oak Bay store owner

A warrant for his arrest is pending

Oak Bay police have identified a man who allegedly stole items from a store at Dalhousie Street and Eastdowne Road.

READ ALSO: Oak Bay police searching for missing man

When the suspect was confronted by the store’s owner he pulled out a knife and fled the scene on a bicycle.

The suspect is described as a tall, thin man in his 20s, with a dark complexion.

READ ALSO: UPDATED: Man arrested on Richmond Avenue after standoff with police following ‘serious assault’

A warrant for the man’s arrest is pending. Deputy Chief Ray Bernoties noted the man also has warrants from the Victoria Police Department.



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Oak Bay police are asking for the public’s help in identifying this man, who allegedly stole from a store and then pulled a knife when confronted by the owner. (Photo courtesy of the Oak Bay Police Department)

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