An armed man robbed a liquor store in northeast Modesto on Tuesday afternoon, police said.
The man entered Village Wine & Spirits, at Sylvan Avenue and Claus Road, at about 2:55 p.m., Lt. Aaron Tait of the Modesto Police Department said. The robber brandished a firearm, ordered an employee to open the cash register, and fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money, Tait said.
The robber was described as a Latino in his 20s, about 6 feet tall and weighing about 150 pounds. He was wearing black wrap sunglasses and a gray sweatshirt.