Security cameras captured an armed robber who pointed a gun at an employee and took cash Friday night from a convenience store in Buena Park.
The robbery was reported around 10 p.m. at a Chevron store in the 6300 block of Beach Boulevard.
High-quality security camera video shows the robber enter the store and point a gun at the cashier, leaving over the counter in view of the camera.
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The man can be seen taking cash from the employee and the cash register after pointing the gun at him and saying, "This is a f------ robbery. Give me the cash. All of it."
Exterior cameras show the man enter the passenger side of a black 2009 to 2014 Ford F-150 extended cab pickup truck. The pickup has towing mirrors, chrome bumpers and rims, black grill and tinted windows.
The man was described to be 35 to 45 years old, about 6 feet tall and weighing 180 to 200 pounds. He had a shaved head and tattoos on his lower right arm and possibly on his neck, police said.
Authorities believe this man is the same individual who shot a cashier during robbery Sunday in Buena Park. The employee at the Chevron in the 7900 block of Valley View Street fought with the robber, who shot the cashier in the leg.
The cashier suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
Investigators were able to trace back license plates from his getaway truck using surveillance footage.
The truck was reported stolen and authorities believe he switched the license plates before the second robbery.
Anyone with information regarding these robberies is urged to contact the Buena Park Police Department at 714-562-3855.