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Ralph's robbery caught on camera in San Clemente

Deputies released surveillance camera photos of an armed man who robbed a Ralph's grocery store in San Clemente Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012.

December 20, 2012 12:00:00 AM PST
A brazen armed robbery at a Ralph's grocery store in San Clemente was caught on surveillance video.

The robber entered the store around 11:20 p.m. Tuesday.

Orange County deputies say the man bought a pack of gum before he pulled out a handgun, and forced an employee to open the cash register.

The gunman escaped in a silver Volkswagen with an undisclosed amount of money.

If you recognize the suspect, you're urged to contact Orange County Crimestoppers at (855) TIP-OCCS.