SANTA MARIA – Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a male suspect who allegedly robbed a neighborhood market last Friday.
According to police, a white male wearing jeans and a blue shirt entered a small market in the 300 block of Mill Street just after 10 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 23, and robbed the clerk.
The suspect, who had his face covered when he entered the store, pulled out a gun and demanded money from the clerk. He fled the area with an undisclosed amount of cash on a bicycle, and police have been unable to locate the man.
The clerk wasn’t injured during the incident, police said.
The suspect is described as a white male between 5 feet, 10 inches and 6 feet tall, weighing about 150 pounds to 160 pounds.
Anyone with any information about the robbery is urged to call the Police Department at 928-3781. Anonymous tips can be made by calling CrimeStoppers at 1-877-800-9100.
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