Here is a storyboard of the robbery.
Our suspect walked into the store looking like this:
After a few minutes of lingering around....like this
He asks the clerk for a carton of cigarettes from behind the counter. The clerk gets the cigarettes and turns around to find the suspect doing this
The suspect grabs the carton of cigarettes as can be seen here
The suspect is described as:
White Male Adult Late 20’s to Mid 30’s
Approx. 6 feet – 175 lbs
Goatee beard and moustache
Possible Tattoo on neck (calligraphy style writing)
Blue & White Checked Shirt
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Santa Cruz Police Department Investigations Unit (831) 420-5820. Anonymous tips can also be sent to the police department through our Tip Line (831) 420-5995, or from our Website; www.santacruzpolice.com . Tipsters can also submit an anonymous tip via our smartphone app or from an SMS text. Visit our Website for instructions.
Here's hoping we find this guy before he does this again, or hurts someone.