Santa Barbara County sheriff's officials need your help to identify a man who robbed the Far Western Liquor Store in Santa Maria on Saturday, December 7.

The man walked into the store in the 3400 block of Orcutt Road about 9:30 p.m. He wore a mask and pointed a black semi-automatic pistol at the owner and demanded money.

Once the owner handed over the cash, the suspect walked the owner to the back door and then ran off through an alley.

The man authorities are looking for is white, in his mid-30's, about 6'2" tall and weighs about 195 pounds. He wore a black ski mask, black sweater, blue jeans and white shoes.

If you have any information about this crime, call the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Detectives Bureau in Santa Maria at 805-934-6170 or you can leave an anonymous tip at 805-681-4171.

3400 Orcutt Rd., Santa Maria, CA 93455