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Suspect Sought in Armed Smart & Final Robbery

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (KTLA) — Police are asking for the public’s help tracking down a suspect who armed a Smart & Final store in Thousand Oaks.

smartfinalIt happened around 8:40 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19, at the Smart & Final at 2222 West Hillcrest Drive.

The suspect, armed with a handgun, approached the cashier and demanded money from the register.

After getting an undisclosed amount of cash, he ran through the parking lot and was last seen leaving the scene in a 1990s white sedan.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male about 35 years old, 5’11″ tall and 275 pounds.

He was clean shaven, and was wearing a white or light-colored baseball cap, a light-colored long sleeve button down shirt, baggy blue jeans and white tennis shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to call Det. Mike Ferguson with the East County Major Crimes Unit at (805) 494-8222.

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