SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A knife-wielding man robbed a Park West-area tobacco shop and escaped with an undisclosed amount, a police officer said Saturday.
The suspect pulled a knife from his backpack and demanded money at about 2:40 p.m. Friday from a clerk at Mist at 1819 Fifth Ave., San Diego police Officer Frank Cali said.
The clerk handed over an undisclosed amount, and the suspect ran north on Fifth Avenue towards Fir Street, Cali said.
Police described the robber as white, 35 to 45, 5 feet 11 and 160 pounds with brown shaggy hair, brown eyes, a brown beard and an overgrown mustache. He was wearing a faded black baseball cap, a zipped-up brown hooded sweatshirt, a black t-shirt and light blue jeans.
A woman crashed her car into a home in Talmadge, and police believe she was intoxicated at the time.
Temperatures take a cooling trend into early next week, with only a slight increase on Sunday disrupting the trend.
Northern California crews battling the country's deadliest wildfire in a century were bracing for strong winds Sunday that could erode gains they have made in containing the fearsome blaze, which has killed at least 76 and leveled a town.
Walkers participating in The Susan G. Komen 3-Day San Diego - including News 8’s own Barbara-Lee Edwards - will finish their 60-mile journey on Sunday.
Residents of Malibu who were forced to evacuate because of the Woolsey Fire have begun returning to their homes while others received notice they could return by Monday, as the estimated date for full containment of the fire was moved back to Thursday.
Some residents of Malibu forced to evacuate because of the Woolsey Fire returned to their homes Saturday while others received notice they could return Sunday and Monday, as firefighters battled for control of the huge blaze for a 10th day.
A power outage in central San Diego affecting over 2,200 homes in University Heights, North Park, Normal Heights, Kensington, Talmadge, and West State College was reported early Saturday morning just after 7:00 a.m.
A driver crashed into a home in Talmadge on Saturday, seriously injuring the driver, authorities said.