SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a man who robbed a gas station at gunpoint earlier this month in San Francisco’s Lakeside neighborhood.

A man with a gun reportedly robbed a gas station in the 100 block of Junipero Serra Boulevard at 5:11 a.m. Aug. 8.

Surveillance video of the robbery shows the suspect approaching the clerk from behind the register and pointing his gun at the gas station attendant’s side.

That video has been posted online at

Police described the suspect as a black man roughly 27 to 30 years old. He was estimated to be 5 feet 9 niches tall, weighing 160 pounds.

At the time of the robbery he was wearing a black North Face jacket with the hood covering his face, according to police.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to contact Sgt. Healy with the Taraval Station Investigation Team at (415) 759-3100. Anonymous tips can be called in at (415) 575-4444.

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