SAN MARCOS (CNS) - A 14-year-old boy is in custody Friday accused of trying to rob a San Marcos doughnut shop at knifepoint in order to pay a debt owed to an acquaintance, authorities said.
A clerk called 911 and said someone was trying to rob him. Deputies arrived and found the clerk wrestling with the teen, who jumped over a counter and announced he was going to take the money, Lopez said.
The teen was arrested on suspicion of attempted armed robbery and later booked into Juvenile Hall.
According to the sergeant, the teen told the arresting deputies that he needed to pay a debt to an acquaintance.
A fire that started in a garage badly damaged a home in Scripps Ranch on Sunday morning, a fire official said.
A seemingly wayward hot air balloon landed in a Ramona field on Sunday much to the surprise of on-lookers.
Several residents of an apartment complex in El Cajon were displaced Sunday after a driver accidentally crashed into their building.
An allegedly-intoxicated driver crashed down an embankment after trying to evade a pursuing sheriff's deputy Saturday night.
San Diegans are going online to raise money to help make ends meet amid a partial government shutdown prolonged by a impasse over President Trump's demand for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Waterfront Park in downtown San Diego played host to thousands of people demonstrating in the third annual Women's March, which also took place in dozens of other cities across the country.
Three people robbed a San Carlos jewelry store on Saturday afternoon, then fled before officers were able to arrive, police said.