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Suspect in gas station robbery sought in Seal Beach

Suspect in gas station robbery sought in Seal Beach
Seal Beach police are trying to identify this man, who is suspected of robbing a Mobil gas station Saturday night. (Courtesy of Seal Beach Police Department)

Seal Beach police are seeking the public's help in identifying a man suspected of robbing a Mobil gas station Saturday night.

Officers responded to the station at 12240 Seal Beach Blvd. shortly after 9 p.m. after receiving a report of a robbery.

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According to police, a man entered, brandished a firearm and demanded that the clerk hand over an undisclosed amount of cash from the register. The employee complied and the robber fled, police said.

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A security camera in the gas station captured photos of the man, who was described as in his 30s and wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, sunglasses, orange gloves and a white surgical mask over his face.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call Det. Jeff Gibson at (562) 799-4100, ext. 1109.

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