ANDERSON, Calif. - Deputies are asking for help identifying a man who robbed a market at gunpoint on Sunday in Anderson, according to the Shasta County Sheriff's Office.
The sheriff's office said they received a call from a store employee at the Midway Market stating a man had just robbed the store at gunpoint on Dec. 8 at 9 a.m.
According to the store clerk, the suspect had just left the store and walked away, the market is located at 7200 Highway 273 in Anderson.
Deputies said they arrived at the market around 9:11 a.m. and started searching the area with the help of a Sheriff's Office K-9 and a CHP helicopter. However, the suspect was not found.
The clerk told deputies that the suspect was described as a white male adult in his 20's, 5'8" to 5'10" and was wearing a bandana over his face. They said he came into the market holding a pistol. The suspect told the clerk to give him the money from the register, the clerk said he complied and then the suspect left with an unknown amount of cash.
Deputies said this is an on-going investigation, anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff's office at 530-245-6025.