When a lone robber held up a Langley gas station, he got into a physical altercation with another person who was working there, police said.
The Sunday morning robbery drew a massive RCMP response, with multiple units called to the area of Glover Road and 216 Street around 8:16 a.m.
The suspect, described as a dark-haired male, about six feet tall, with a large build, 210 to 220 lbs., and dark hair.
He was wearing a mask and is alleged to have carried a gun, RCMP said.
According to the police report, during the holdup, there was a struggle, but no one was physically hurt.
A police dog was called in to carry out a search of the area around the Husky gas station.
One person who works in the area told The Times the owner, his wife and a customer were present when the holdup occurred.
Anyone with information that might assist with the investigation is asked to call the Langley RCMP at 604-532-3200.
If someone wishes to remain anonymous, they can call CrimeStoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or go online at www.solvecrime.ca.