The suspect is described as Hispanic, 35 to 40 years old, with a medium build. He had a mustache and was wearing a black knit cap.
The suspect jumped into a getaway car, described as a 1985 to 1990s four-door Toyota with gray primer. The license plate starts with 2C.
Anyone with information should call the LAPD at (877) LAPD-24-7.
City News Service contributed to this story.