SANTA MARIA, Calif. -

The search is on to find a man that police say robbed a Santa Maria business Monday night at gunpoint.

Police say the man went into the business, located on the 1100 block of West Main Street, around 9:30pm.  He then threatened the employee with a gun and took off with cash and merchandise.

No other information about the suspect was released by police, except that he is a white male.

The store employee was not injured during the robbery.

Anyone with more information is urged to call Santa Maria Police at (805) 928-3781.