The San Luis Obispo Police Department is searching for a man who robbed a cigar shop Friday night.
According to officials, police responded around 8:35 p.m. to Tony's Cigars & Accessories at 158 Higuera St. for a reported armed robbery. The victim told police a masked adult male walked into the store and asked the employee to gather several items before demanding money from the cash register with a Glock-style handgun.
The man then reportedly threatened to harm the employee if he called the police and fled on foot.
Police are searching for the suspect described as having a tan complexion and being between 40 and 50 years old. The victim also described the suspect as having a "Latino" accent.
The incident is currently under investigation. Police request anyone with information on the identity of the suspect call the Watch Commander at 805-781-7313.