SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A man with a machete robbed a gas station in San Diego's Loma Portal neighborhood, police said Wednesday.
The robber, who was in his 20s, walked into the Shell station at 2290 Moore Avenue around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, pulled out the weapon and demanded cash, which he received, San Diego police Officer Dino Delimitros said. He was last seen running westbound on the bridge over Interstate 5 toward Hancock Street, he said.
The suspect was described as Hispanic, 5 feet 5 and 150 pounds. He had a mustache and was wearing a jacket with reflective stripes on it.
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