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Police asked the public for help on Thursday in identifying a man who used a gun to hold up a discount store in Gardena.

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Surveillance video released by the Gardena Police Department showed an armed robber at a discount store in Gardena.

The robbery took place Sunday at the S & A Dollar Store located in the 1000 block of West Rosecrans Avenue, according to the Gardena Police Department.

Surveillance video from the store showed a man approach the counter and hand the store clerk some money.

Once the clerk opened the cash register, the man pulled out a gun and demanded all of the money in the register, police said.

He grabbed the cash and ran from the store, according to police.

The robber was described as a Hispanic man in his 30s. He was wearing a hat, gray hooded sweatshirt and had a bandage on the left side of his neck.

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Surveillance video of a man sought by police was released by the Gardena Police Department on Thursday.

Anyone with information was asked to contact the Gardena Police Department at 310-217-9635 or contact LA CrimeStoppers at 800-222-8477 (800-224-TIPS).