The RCMP is investigating an armed robbery in Campbell River.

It happened yesterday at the Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Shop on 2nd Avenue. Police say officers responded to a hold-up alarm just before 11:00am.

The suspect used a knife to rob the cashier before making his getaway on a blue mountain bike. No one was hurt.

The suspect is described as white, between 25 and 30 years old, and about 5’10” with a thin build. He was wearing black pants with a black sweater or jacket, and light colour shoes.

If you know anything about this robbery you’re asked to call the Campbell River RCMP at  (250) 286-6221 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.