Police released images today of a man accused of robbing a cash advance business in El Cerrito at gunpoint last week. The suspect allegedly entered Advance America at 10003 San Pablo Ave. at about 4 p.m. May 19, displayed a firearm and demanded money, El Cerrito Detective Cpl. Susan Garman said. The suspect was described as a black man about 20 to 30 years old, standing about 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighing about 150 pounds. He was wearing a yellow long sleeved shirt, an orange sweater vest and dark jeans, possibly with stripes on the back pockets, Garman said. He had a dark complexion, close cut hair and may have had a chipped front tooth, Garman said. After robbing the business, the suspect fled on foot toward Fairmont Avenue. Please call the Fugitive Watch hot line at 1-800-9-CAUGHT (1-800-922-8448) or text us at 408-355-0999 if you have any information.
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