GULFPORT -- Gulfport police are asking for help to identify an armed robber captured on surveillance footage.
About 10:40 a.m. Wednesday, police responded on Loan Max at 422 Pass Road after a report of an armed robbery, Sgt. Damon McDaniel said in a press release.
A masked man had walked in, approached an employee, brandished a handgun and demanded money, he said.
The man ran away toward the south with an undisclosed amount of money.
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He is described as black, 5-feet-5, 200 to 230 pounds and wearing a black long-sleeved shirt, blue jeans and a ski mask.
McDaniel said the robber is considered armed and dangerous.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 868-5959 or Crime Stoppers at mscoastcrimestoppers.com, 1-877-787-5898, or text CSTIP plus your message to 274637(CRIMES).