Saanich Police Detectives are seeking assistance from the public to help to solve an attempted rbbery that took place in the Royal Oak Shopping Centre parking lot on Thursday, June 11, at approximately 5:45 p.m. To be specific, the incident occurred in the portion of the parking lot bordered by the BC Hydro property on the south side of the mall.
Video surveillance from the area has identified a vehicle of interest that matches the description of the suspect vehicle provided by the alleged victim, as well as witness information. The vehicle is described as a white or silver coloured Dodge Ram 1500 quad cab pickup truck. (Please see attached photo)
Police are looking to identify the owner of the vehicle, and looking to identify who may have occupied this vehicle at the time of this incident. The video clearly shows that the incident took place at a time when other people were in the immediate area.
Anyone that may have information about the circumstances of this incident, or who may have witnessed this incident, are asked to contact the Saanich Police Department at 250-475-4321, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
Sgt. Steve Eassie #156