A suspect escaped the scene of an armed robbery at the Hollister Rite Aid on Monday morning, police reported.

Hollister police sent an advisory Monday morning telling residents to avoid the Rite Aid shopping center because of the armed robbery.

Police reported at 9:45 a.m., they responded to an armed robbery at the store, 1701 Airline Highway. Police in the alert described the suspect and asked for more information from the public.

“The suspect was wearing a full-face Motorcycle helmet (with yellow stripes possible) wearing all black. The suspect fled eastbound on Sunnyslope possibly,” police said.

Witnesses should call police at (831) 636-4330. To report it anonymously, call WeTip at 1-800-78-CRIME.

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