Police are searching for an armed robbery suspect who robbed a Santa Maria business Friday evening.
They released a surveillance photo of the suspect who is described by police as a white or Hispanic man, in his early twenties, and about 5’5″ with a medium build.
Police were called to the 300 block of South Blosser Road around 5:40 p.m. Once there they learned the business had been robbed at gunpoint and the suspect had already fled.
The masked gunman held the clerk at gunpoint while he demanded a large amount of money. The clerk was uninjured.
The investigation is ongoing and police are asking anyone with information to call SMPD at 805-928-3781 ext. 2277 or you can leave an anonymous tip at 805-928-3781 ext. 2677.