This surveillance camera image shows a suspect believed to have robbed the Lil Mart convenience store on Main Street in Sanford Tuesday night. Credit: Sandford Police Department image courtesy of CBS 13

Sanford police are asking for the public’s help identifying a man who they say robbed the Lil Mart convenience store on Main Street.

The robbery happened around 8:15 p.m. Tuesday.

Police say the man entered the store and asked the cashier for change.

When she opened the drawer, police say the man reached over and grabbed money from the till.

He then ran from the store and was last seen heading south behind Sanford Institute for Savings, according to police.

Police describe him as a white male, approximately 5 feet, 10 inches tall, with a thin build.

They say he was dressed in a dark hooded sweatshirt, with camouflage pants and gloves.

The suspect did not show a weapon and no one was injured.

Anyone who might have information on the suspect or robbery is urged to call Detective Colleen Adams at (207) 324-9170, Ext 226.

Members of the public may also contact Sanford police by:

— Texting the keyword SANFORD to the number 274 637 (CRIMES) followed by any information the texter wants to pass along

— Submitting a tip online at:

— Leaving a private message on the Sanford Police Department Facebook page

— Or calling (207) 324-9170 ext. 4 to leave a confidential tip

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