The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a robbery that occurred at a business Sunday night in Goleta.
The robbery was reported at approximately 10:10 p.m. at a store in the 100 block of S. Turnpike Rd.
Sheriff’s officials say the robber entered the store, walked up to a register and demanded money. He reportedly told the store employee he was armed with a gun, then took an undisclosed amount of cash and left.
Deputies reportedly searched the area but were unable to locate a suspect.
Surveillance photo courtesy Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office
Sheriff’s officials say the robber was described as being approximately 5’9" tall with a thin build. He was wearing a black mask, light blue gloves, black pants, and a white or gray sweatshirt over a black hoodie.
Anyone with information about this crime is urged to call the sheriff’s office at (805) 683-2724. Anonymous tips can be made by calling (805) 681-4171 or visiting the sheriff’s website.
Surveillance photos courtesy Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office