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Man makes off with cash drawer in Auto Zone robbery in Santa Ana

Santa Ana detectives are seeking the public's help in finding a robber who pulled out a gun, grabbed a cash register drawer and fled from an Auto Zone store.

The man entered the Auto Zone on South Harbor Boulevard on Thursday evening and threatened a clerk with a semiautomatic handgun before making off with the cash drawer, police said.

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The suspect sped off in a silver Mitsubishi SUV driven by a male accomplice, heading southbound on Harbor Boulevard, police said.

The suspect is described as being between 28 and 38 and 5 feet 6 to 5 feet 8 and weighing 150 to 170 pounds.

The man had a black mustache, tattoos on his arms and legs and -- at the time of the robbery -- was wearing a black baseball hat with white logo, sunglasses, a white and brown checked shirt, tan shorts, white sneakers, and he was carrying a small dark blue bag

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (714) 245-8328 or (714) 245-8328 or Orange County Crime Stoppers at (855) TIP-OCCS.

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