Police today released the videotape of an Aug. 12 robbery at a South Los Angeles mini-market in an effort to identify the suspect.

A man entered the market in the 5900 block of South San Pedro Street a little before 5 p.m. He told the cashier in Spanish that he was embarrassed but needed money.

The female cashier opened the cash register and gave the man an undisclosed amount of cash.

The suspect was last seen exiting the store by foot. He is described as a 35-year-old Hispanic male, 5′ 5-inches tall and weighing about 200 pounds.

Anyone with information is asked to call detectives at (323) 846-6572 or 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247).