ALVIN, Texas -

Alvin police are asking for help as they look for the man they say robbed a Walmart and pepper sprayed a clerk at a register

It happened around 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Walmart located on State Highway 35 in Alvin.

Police said the suspect approached the register with two bottles of Gatorade. When the cashier opened the register to give the customer his change, he sprayed her with pepper spray, reached into the register and took the cash.

Officials said the man ran to the parking lot where he got into a white, single cab Ford Ranger and drove off.

The suspect is described by police as a black man, 175 pounds, 5 feet 10 inches with closely cut hair.

Anyone with information on the suspect should call Alvin police at 281-388-4370.