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La Palma gas station robbery suspect at large

Tuesday, May 07, 2013
Police are asking for the publics help in identifying a man who robbed a 76 gas station on La Palma Avenue and Walker Street in La Palma on Monday, May 6, 2013.

Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man who robbed a 76 gas station on La Palma Avenue and Walker Street in La Palma on Monday, May 6, 2013. (KABC Photo)

Authorities in La Palma are hoping the public can help them find a brazen robber caught on tape robbing a gas station.

The holdup occurred inside a 76 gas station located on La Palma Avenue and Walker Street around 9:30 p.m. Monday.

According to police, the suspect walked into the gas station with a weapon and ordered the gas station clerk to quickly open the cash register. Once the man did as he was ordered, the suspect fled with about $500 in cash.

Surveillance video shows the suspect ordering the gas station employee to the floor before fleeing the scene.

The suspect was described as a black male. He was last seen wearing dark colored pants, a jacket, black and white shoes and a baseball cap with a red bill and logo on the front.

Anyone with information regarding the suspect or robbery was urged to contact La Palma police at (714) 690-3370.

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