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SLO police searching for suspect involved in Rite Aid robbery

Posted at 11:33 AM, May 17, 2020

The San Luis Obispo Police Department is searching for a suspect connected to a reported robbery at Rite Aid Saturday night.

In a press release sent to KSBY News, San Luis Obispo police say officers responded to a report of a robbery that had just occurred at Rite Aid on Johnson Avenue at approximately 10 p.m.

According to police, the suspect entered the store and showed a firearm in his waistband to a clerk at the register. Afterwards, police say the suspect obtained an undisclosed amount of cash.

Officers describe the suspect as a 25-year-old Hispanic male standing at 5'10" tall with a medium build. The suspect wore a green hooded sweatshirt with yellow/gold colored writing on the front, black pants, black hat and a white "N-95" type mask.

Police say the suspect was last seen fleeing the area on foot towards Marsh Street. Officers say they searched the area, but were unable to find the suspect.

Anyone with information about the incident or person of interest is urged to call the San Luis Obispo Police Department at 805-781-7312.