Man robs central Modesto market at gunpoint

Modesto police are looking for a man who robbed a Central Modesto market at gunpoint on Monday night.

The suspect walked into Gill’s Food Mart on Lucern Avenue at about 8:25 p.m. and pulled out a revolver and demanded money from the clerk, according to officer Scott Nelson of the Modesto Police Department.

The suspect then fired a shot into a display case. The clerk gave him an undisclosed amount of money, and the suspect took off on foot, Nelson said.

The man was described as being 6 feet tall and wearing a black-hooded sweatshirt and a blue bandana around his face. No more description was available, Nelson said.

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