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Gunman robs customers at Reseda Radio Shack

This surveillance photo shows the suspect who threatened customers and held up a Radio Shack store in Reseda over the weekend

July 21, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
The search is on for an armed robber who threatened customers and held up a Radio Shack store in Reseda over the weekend.Police say the lone gunman entered the store in the 17600 block of Vanowen Street at about noon Saturday. There were six customers and a clerk inside at the time.

Investigators say the suspect held his gun against the neck of a female customer and ordered the store clerk to empty the cash register into a plastic bag. He then ordered the customers to put their money and valuables into the bag before fleeing.

No one was injured during the robbery.

The suspect was described as a black man, 20-30 years old, about 5 feet 11 inches and 220 pounds. He was wearing dark clothing and a baseball cap with the letter "B" on the front.

The customers and employee didn't get a look at his vehicle.

Anyone with any information about the robbery is asked to call West Valley Area robbery detectives at (818) 374-7730.


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