Point Loma gas station robbed by man who pushes and threatens employee

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A Shell gas station in Point Loma Heights was robbed by a man who walked behind the counter, pushed an employee and took money out of the cash register, San Diego police said.

The incident happened at about 7 p.m. Nov. 19 in the 4200 block of West Point Loma Boulevard, according to police Officer Robert Heims. After taking the money, the man threatened to punch the employee before leaving, Heims said. It was unknown where he went from there.

The robber was described as Hispanic or Asian, 5-foot-6, 160 pounds, wearing a dark hoodie, dark pants and a blue surgical mask.

Anyone with information about the case can call Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.


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