SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A masked man held up a gas station on Imperial Avenue in southeast San Diego Sunday, and threatened the life of an employee as he took less than $100, according to the victim.
The armed robbery took place at the Arco gas station in the 6300 block of Imperial Avenue about 6:47 a.m., said a San Diego Police Department spokesperson. No one was injured.
According to the victim, 50-year-old Theresa Samudia, the robber got away with about $70.
The masked man walked inside, opened a backpack and demanded cash as he pointed a handgun at Samudia's face. Before leaving, he threatened to kill her if she said anything.
The robber is described as 6 feet tall, medium build, wearing a dark mask and a dark jacket.
Samudia said she has worked in the gas station for six years, and this was the second time she has been robbed.
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