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Deputies search for suspect following Isla Vista armed robbery

armed robbery investigation

ISLA VISTA, Calif. - Santa Barbara County Sheriff's deputies are investigating an armed robbery that took place at a business in Isla Vista.

Officials said it was reported about 4:28 p.m. Wednesday in the 900 block of Embarcadero Del Mar in Isla Vista. Investigators were seen inside Buddha Bowls.

Deputies said they were told an armed man took an undisclosed amount of money from the register of the business.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic man in his late 20's or early 30's wearing a hooded sweatshirt and jeans.

Anyone with information about the suspect’s identity is encouraged to call our anonymous tip line at 805-681-4171 or leave an anonymous tip on the sheriff's office website.

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