FONTANA ( — Police asked for the public’s help Thursday in identifying a man who robbed a Fontana convenience store at gunpoint.

Officers were called out to a 7-Eleven in the 7400 block of Cherry Avenue at about 2:05 a.m. Wednesday on the report of a robbery, police said.

The robber entered the store and pointed a black handgun at the clerk and demanded money from the cash register and safe. The clerk complied and the robber left on foot in an unknown direct, police said.

(credit: Fontana Police Department)

(credit: Fontana Police Department)

The suspect was described as a black man in his 30s, about 5-foot-10, 140 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a blue football jersey with the name “Romo” on the back.

Anyone with information about the robbery can call Fontana Police Department’s anonymous tip line at (909) 356-TIPS (8477) or go to


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