7-Eleven robbed twice in Nanaimo

The 7-Eleven store at Townsite Road and Terminal Avenue was robbed Wednesday at about 4:20 a.m. when a man came into the store, indicated he had a knife and fled after the male clerk on duty handed over some cash.

Police have not tracked down the suspect, described as having a stocky build and was wearing a brown hoodie with white lettering on the front, baggy grey pants, white runners, black and white Mechanix brand gloves and covered his face with a bandana.

This the second robbery at the store in two weeks and police are working with the store to improve security.

Anyone with information about the robberies is asked to call Nanaimo RCMP at 250-754-2345 or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at

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