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.

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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.

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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.

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Anyone with information should contact the Signal Hill Police Department.