South Bakersfield market robbed

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — A market on South H Street was hit Tuesday by an armed robber, according to police.

The robbery occurred around noon at Jay's Market, 1605 S. H St., police said.

The offender, who had a gun, was described as white, early 20s, 5-foot-10, around 140 pounds, wearing an orange ball cap and gray handkerchief over his face.

Anyone with information helpful to the investigation is asked to call police at (661) 327-7111.