Armed robber suspect steals cash from Central Fresno food market

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Fresno police are searching for a suspect behind an armed robbery at a food market in central Fresno.

It happened just before 7:40 p.m. Sunday on Cedar and Illinois Avenues.

Police say the suspect pulled out a small handgun and demanded money from a clerk. After being handed the cash, he took off running toward a residential area west of the business.

Authorities described the armed man dressed in dark clothing and wearing a red bandana over his face.

Officers are still on scene and currently looking at surveillance video to help identify the suspect.
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