Armed robbery caught on camera in Atwater

Surveillance video from Atwater Circle K (Video by Atwater PD)

The Atwater Police Department is asking for the public's help finding an armed robber.

Police say a man pulled a handgun at the Valero gas station mini-mart on Bellevue Road and demanded money from the clerk around 3:00 p.m. Thursday.

The man is described as a White male wearing a two-tone colored grey hooded sweatshirt, a baseball cap and sunglasses.

A man matching the same description pulled a handgun at the Circle K mini-mart on Shaffer Road about 30 minutes later.

In both cases, the man left on foot.

Police say he is about 6 feet tall with a heavy build. He was wearing a two-tone gray hooded sweatshirt with a red Fresno Bulldog log on the front. He was also wearing a red baseball cap and long shorts.

If you have any information about the man, you're asked to call Detective Cardoza at (209) 357-6293 or the Atwater Police Department at (209) 357-6396.