HUNTINGTON BEACH (CBS) — Huntington Beach Police Tuesday searched for a desperate dad, who apparently turned to robbery to feed his kids.

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The man robbed a GameStop store, telling the clerk that he was sorry, but that he needed money so his kids could eat.

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The robbery took place on October 13.

Security photos depicted the man waiting until other customers left, and then handing over a piece of paper with a demand for $3,000.

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The man then escaped with the cash.