SANTA ANA (CBSLA.com) — Police sought the public’s help Wednesday to identify a suspect who was caught on camera robbing a gas station clerk in Santa Ana.
The robbery occurred shortly after 6 a.m. on Nov. 19, at the USA gas station located in the 400 block of North Tustin Avenue, according to the Santa Ana Police Department.READ MORE: Where To Get Your Free N95 Masks In Southern California
Surveillance video captured a male suspect driving up to the front entrance, exiting his vehicle and entering the store.
The man was then seen brandishing a handgun, demanding money from the cash register and grabbing cigarette lighters as he left.READ MORE: 2 Arrested In Drive-By Shooting That Killed Damian Preciado As He Drove With A Baby In Riverside
Detectives described the suspect as a Hispanic man believed to be between the ages of 30 to 40-years-old, stands no taller than 5-foot-8 and weighs no more than 190 pounds.
He was last seen wearing a bright orange jacket with reflective bands, blue jeans, a black beanie and black material covering his face.
The suspect fled from the scene in a 2008 white, four-door Chevy Malibu that has a sunroof.MORE NEWS: UCLA Student Punched, Robbed In De Neve Plaza For Property He Was Selling
Anyone with information regarding the identity of this man has been urged to contact the Orange County Crime Stoppers at (855) TIP-OCCS.