A suspect posing as a customer robbed a Valero gas station in Pleasanton Tuesday afternoon.
Police said the male robber went into the a station in the 3100 block of Santa Rita Road at 12:35 p.m. pretended to make a purchase, but pushed the cashier away from the register as soon as the drawer opened. He fled the scene on foot and headed south with an undisclosed amount of money.
Witnesses told investigators that the suspect ran to a red sports car nearby.
He was described as a black man with a thin build, roughly 6 feet to 6 feet 3 inches tall. He was wearing black jeans and a black shirt with the words "Straight Outta Cali" on the front in white lettering, according to police.
Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to contact Pleasanton police at (925) 931-5100.