An arrest warrant has been issued for 43-year-old Roberto Johnnie Garcia in connection with the aggravated robbery at the Pier 99 restaurant over the weekend.

The robbery happened just before 11 p.m. Sunday at the Pier 99 restaurant in North Beach. Detectives said two men entered the store with a gun and demanded money from an employee. The employee was pistol whipped when she tried to shield herself.

Detectives said the employee is expected to be okay.

Garcia also has an active parole warrant for carrying prohibited weapon. He is approximately 5′11″, weighs 200 pounds, has brown hair and brown eyes.

The men were able to get away with an undisclosed amount of cash in a white two door truck. Call 361-886-2600 if you have any information that could lead to an arrest.