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CARLSBAD (CBSLA.com) — Police are investigating an armed robbery at a Macy’s department store in Carlsbad Wednesday.

City of Carlsbad Police Department spokesperson Jodee Sasway told CBSLA officers arrived to the store located at 2557 El Camino Real at 9:07 a.m. following a report of a robbery.

Sasway told KNX1070’s Tom Reopelle a man walked into the retail store, gathered clothing, walked up to a clerk and “then showed an employee a handgun”.

“The employee put the clothes into a bag and then left the Macy’s into the mall,” Sasway said.

The suspect was described as a Hispanic male, between 20 and 30-years-old, wearing a black baseball cap backwards and a torn, black and white flannel shirt.

Police say the suspect never asked for money.

Investigators have concluded a search of the mall and the surrounding area and are proceeding with an active investigation.

Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call the Carlsbad Police Department at 760-931-2197.

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