El Centro Police are searching for an armed man who robbed a convenience store early this morning.
According to Commander Robert Sawyer , at 3:38 Wednesday morning , officers responded to a convenience store at 525 North La Brucherie Road after the clerk reported he had been robbed at gunpoint. The clerk said the suspect was very aggressive and demanded money and lottery tickets. According to the clerk , he was than forced to the back of the store and told to stay there. The clerk waited 10 minutes and then called police. Sawyer described the suspect as a Hispanic male , approximately mid-20's to mid-30's , with a dark complexion and a goatee. The man was wearing a light colored polo shirt and black pants and a Los Angeles Dodgers baseball cap. The suspect is considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached or confronted. Anyone with information is asked to call the El Centro Police Department.