Suspect in gas station robbery sought in Seal Beach

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.

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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