COTTONWOOD, Calif. - The Shasta County Sheriff's Office is searching for an armed man who robbed a gas station at gunpoint around 3 a.m. Tuesday morning.
Deputies say the man stole cash, medications, and food from the Chevron gas station on 4th st. He then drove away from the scene in a light-colored sedan. Deputies say they searched the area but were unable to locate the robber or the vehicle.
Deputies spoke to a station employee who described the man as white or Hispanic, with tattoos on his right hand and face and appeared to have an injury to his right shoulder or arm. Deputies say he was wearing a blue surgical mask, a black hoodie, a baseball cap, and skate shoes.
The Shasta County Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with more information to contact them.