Santa Rosa Check Cashing Store Robbed At Gunpoint

SANTA ROSA (CBS SF) — Police are looking for a man responsible for the armed robbery of a check cashing business in Santa Rosa Friday evening.

The man, who was seen wearing a mask and holding a handgun, entered a Cash n Go on Guerneville Road about 6:50 p.m., according to police.

He left the building with an undisclosed amount of cash and fled the scene on a bicycle. Police were unable to find him.

The man is described as light skinned, in his 20s, 5 feet 7 inches tall and about 150 pounds. He was seen wearing a black mask, a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt and light colored pants. He was riding a blue bicycle, police said.

Anyone with information on this robbery is encouraged to contact Santa Rosa police at (707) 543-3639.

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