Updated 9:56 p.m.
Police have called off a search for a man who robbed a Union City grocery store earlier tonight.
According to the Union City Police Department, the armed robbery took place at about 8:05 p.m. at Supermercado Guadalajara, located at 33909 10th St. in the Decoto neighborhood.
Witnesses said the suspect may have fled into a neighboring yard, said Sgt. Steve Mendez.
Police set up a perimeter and called in for helicopter support but were unable to locate the suspect, Mendez said.
The suspect was described as a black male in his 20s, about 6-feet tall wearing dark clothing and carrying a black handgun.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Union City Police Department at 510-471-1365. Anonymous tips can also be left at 510-675- 5207 or firstname.lastname@example.org.