Search on for armed robbery suspect

December 31, 2008 1:32:39 PM PST
Walnut Creek police are seeking a man who allegedly robbed a marketing the city at gunpoint Tuesday night.

The robbery was reported at about 9:50 p.m. at The Sunnyvale Market at 1512 Sunnyvale Ave., according to police.

A suspect allegedly entered the store brandishing a handgun and ordered everyone to get on the floor before stealing money from the cash register, police said.

He then fled in a black, four-door BMW that had another passenger inside, according to police, who said that no one was injured during the robbery.

The suspect is described as a black man in his late 20s who is about 6 feet tall with an average build and bald head. He was last seen wearing dark clothing and a black hooded sweatshirt.

Anyone who can provide information about the robbery can contact the Walnut Creek Police Department at (925) 943-5844.


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