Surveillance video released of violent robbery in San Jose

Surveillance video released of robbery in San Jose on the 1600 block of North Capitol Avenue.

San Jose police are asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect in an armed robbery from earlier this month.

Police said a man entered a business in the 1600 block of North Capital Avenue around 10:30 a.m. on May 9, and pulled out a shotgun.

The suspect struck a patron in the face, knocking him to the ground, and demanded cash from other victims in the store, according to police.

The man left the business with an undisclosed amount of cash and fled in a waiting vehicle driven by another suspect.

A security camera captured images of the suspect during the robbery.

Anyone with information about the robbery or the identity of the suspect is asked to call Det. Rocky Zanotto with the San Jose Police Department's Robbery Unity at (408) 277-4166.

Those wishing to remain anonymous can call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at (408) 947-STOP.
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