A gunman robbed a Walgreens store in La Palma of about $800 tonight, but no one was injured. Photo via OnScene.TV.
A gunman robbed a Walgreens store in La Palma of about $800, but no one was injured. Photo via OnScene.TV.

A gunman robbed a Walgreens store in La Palma of about $800, but no one was injured.

The robbery occurred about 8:50 p.m. Wednesday at the store at 5961 La Palma Ave., La Palma Police Sgt. Jesse Amend.

“The gunman walked into the store, walked up to a cashier, pulled out a gun — a semi-automatic handgun — and demanded the money from the register,” Amend said.

“The clerk handed over the cash and the gunman left the store. No one was injured in the robbery.”

The robber was described as a black man about 5 feet 7 or 5 feet 8 inches tall with a heavy build. He was between 35 and 40 years old and wore a gray sweater, gray ball cap and blue jeans, Amend said.

Anyone with information on this robbery was asked to call the La Palma Police at (714) 690-3370. All tips can be made anonymously.

—City News Service

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