At approximately 11:15 p.m., Merced PD responded to 7-Eleven on Loughborough Drive for an armed robbery.

According to officers, via video surveillance, the suspect is seen going inside the store with a shirt around his face along with some type of black rifle. The suspect then stole cash from the cash register. The suspect was then seen walking out the store. According to witnesses, the suspect was last seen walking west on loughborough.

The suspect is described as a black male, thin build, 5’6 , and wearing long sleeve shirt.

If you have any information on this incident, please call the Merced PD non emergency number at 209-385-6905