SOUTH LOS ANGELES, Calif. - A search continued Wednesday for a man who robbed a South Los Angeles sandwich shop at gunpoint last month.
The robber entered the Subway store in the 600 block of East Imperial Highway, near Avalon Boulevard, about 5:15 p.m. on April 23, approached the counter and pulled a semi-automatic handgun out of his right sweater pocket when an employee came to take his order, pointed it at the employee and demanded money from the cash register, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
"The suspect observed a second employee walking out from the back and directed (that person) to the register as well,'' according to police. "The suspect threatened to shoot the employees if they did not quickly comply with
The man was described as black, about 25, 5 feet 6 and about 150 pounds. He wore a dark stocking cap with "Cali'' written in script lettering on it.
The LAPD has released video of the robber on its website.
Anyone with information on the suspect was urged to call robbery detectives at the LAPD's Southwest Division at (213) 972-7873.
Tipsters can also call LAPD's 24-hour tipline at (877) LAPD-24-7 or Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS.
All tips can be submitted anonymously.
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