SIGNAL HILL (CBSLA.com) — Police Wednesday were searching for an attempted robbery suspect in Signal Hill.
The alleged crime took place Feb. 6 just before 2:30 p.m. at the Munchies located at 2331 Orange Ave., officials said.READ MORE: 67-Year-Old Linda Marie Cross, Of Torrance, Missing For Nearly 1 Week
According to police, the suspect entered the store and “pointed a black, long barrel revolver, possibly a Colt Python with a 10” barrel, at the cashier.”
He allegedly threatened to shoot her if she didn’t open the cash register and hand him money.READ MORE: Man Taken Into Custody Following Hours-Long Standoff At Montebello Apartment Complex
After she was unable to open it, the suspect fled the scene in a blue, 2006 or 2007 Ford Fusion with a black paper license plate with white lettering on the front.
He was described as an Hispanic or Filipino man in his 20s or 30s, about 5 feet 7 inches tall with a thick build and short hair. He was last seen wearing a white, long sleeve lab coat over a black shirt, black pants, black shoes and had a surgical mask over his face.MORE NEWS: Several Detained After Off-Duty Deputy's Vehicle Struck By Pellet Gun In Canyon Country
Anyone with information should contact the Signal Hill Police Department.