VENTURA (CBSLA.com) — Police are searching for a man suspected of robbing a Ventura Ninety-Nine Cents Bargain store on Tuesday.
Ventury police responded to a robbery call that occurred at the store, located at 6372 Bristol Rd. shortly after 3 p.m.
The suspect allegedly physically assaulted a store employee, before stealing property from the store and fleeing, according to authorities.
The suspect, being described as a Hispanic male in his 40s, and standing at about six feet tall with a medium build and dark clothing, was last seen running south on Peacock Ave, according to a statement from the Ventura Police Department.
Police performed a search of the area but were unable to locate the suspect.
The victim, whose identity has not been released, sustained minor injuries.
Anyone with information related to this incident is being asked to call the Ventura Police Department at (805) 339-4441.