OAKLAND (CBS SF) — Police were asking for the public’s help finding a man wanted in connection with an armed robbery at an Oakland business.

The suspect has been identified as 28-year-old John Thomas Allen. He is described as a standing 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighing about 160 pounds. He has a scar on his chin and a receding hairline.

Police said Allen is considered armed and dangerous. If anyone spots him they are advised to not approach him and call 911.

Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to call the Oakland Police Department’s robbery and assault unit at (510) 238-3326.

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