GILROY -- Police are searching for a man who robbed a discount clothing store at gunpoint Monday afternoon.

Gilroy officers responded to a report of a robbery around 12:50 p.m. at Styles For Less, a retail store at 6845 Camino Arroyo in the Gilroy Crossings shopping complex, near the intersection of Highway 101 and Pacheco Pass Road.

Police said a masked man entered the store, displayed a gun and demanded money from the cash register. An employee did as ordered, and the robber fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.

He was last seen running south through the shopping center, police said.

The gunman is described as about 5 feet tall and 180 pounds, wearing a hooded sweatshirt, jeans and tennis shoes.

Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call Gilroy police at 408-846-0350. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call the WeTip hotline at 1-800-782-7463.

Contact Eric Kurhi at 408-920-5852. Follow him at Twitter.com/erickurhi.



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