An employee at the store, which makes payday loans or cash advances, called police at approximately 3:45 p.m. He said the man displayed a handgun before taking the money and fleeing on a chrome-colored bicycle.
The suspect was described as Hispanic, 5 foot 5 inches to 5 foot 7 inches tall, 20-25 years old with a thin build. He was wearing a tan baseball-style hat, green shirt, tan cargo shorts and green shoes. Anyone with information is asked to call the police at 931-5100.
Police Bulletin: Cash, jewelry, coins reported stolen
Pleasanton police are investigating the theft of $8,000 in cash from an apartment in the 3400 block of Cornerstone Court. Also taken in the theft was $825 in jewelry and coins.
The theft took place sometime between 4 p.m. April 16 and 2 p.m. May 6. Additional information is not being released because the theft is under active investigation.
Police Bulletin: Women charged in Mall incident
Three women have been charged on suspicion of shoplifting and grand theft in connection with a theft May 16 in Macy's Women's store, according to a Pleasanton police report.
Asieh Chalehzamini, 58, Mandana Fallah, 33, and Mozghan Zamani, 39, were arrested in connection with the theft, which occurred at about 5:20 p.m.