Police search for armed robbery suspect

No injuries reported
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About 2:24 a.m. Aug. 5, Rocklin Police respondent to an armed robbery at Rocklin Food Mark on Rocklin Road. Responding officers arrived on the scene and contacted the storeowner who said that an unknown male approached him, holding a handgun, according to the release. After taking an undisclosed amount of cash, the suspect fled on foot southbound on Pacific Street. It is believed a vehicle was waiting for him there. Police were not able to locate the suspect. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, between 5 feet 5 inches and 5 feet 7 inches tall, about 170 pounds. He was last seen wearing a navy blue jacket, black hat, black bandana over his face and baggy blue jeans with writing on the backside. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Rocklin Police Department at (916) 625-5400. ~Staff report