SAN JOSE (CBS SF) – San Jose police released surveillance photos of a man who robbed a grocery store at gunpoint last month in hopes that the public can help identify him.

The robbery occurred at about 8:05 p.m. on Jan. 15 at the Stop & Save Food Store at 1212 East Julian St.

Photos released by the department show an unidentified man pointing a black handgun at a clerk and demanding money from the register.

Police said the clerk complied and the man fled with cash.

There were no reports of shots fired or injuries, according to police.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic man in his early to mid-20s, standing at about 5 feet 6 inches tall, and weighing 130 pounds. He had a mustache and was wearing a black T-shirt, gray hooded sweatshirt, and black pants.

Anyone with information about the robbery or the suspect is asked to call police Detective Adam Hutson at (408) 277-4166. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Silicon Valley Crime Stoppers at (408) 947-STOP (7867) or visit

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