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Armed Robber Holds up Petsmart in Seal Beach

Police are on the lookout for the suspect, who got away with an undisclosed amount of money.

The Petsmart in Seal Beach was robbed today. Patch file photo.
The Petsmart in Seal Beach was robbed today. Patch file photo.

An armed robber held up Petsmart in Seal Beach today and got away with an undisclosed amount of money, police said.

The incident was reported at 3:15 p.m. at the pet-oriented retail outlet at 12341 Seal Beach Blvd., according to a Seal Beach Police press release.

“Witnesses stated the suspect produced a handgun and demanded money,” the release says. “He fled the location and remains at large.”

The suspect was described as a Hispanic male in his late 30s, about 5’7”, weighing 240 pounds with a heavy build, brown shaved hair, clean-shaven, brown eyes, wearing blue jeans, a navy blue long sleeve button up shirt and a black baseball hat.

The suspect also was descried with numerous tattoos on his neck, arms and hands, officials said.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Detective G. Krogman of the Seal Beach Police Department at 562-799-4100 X-1108. 

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