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Hillcrest 7-Eleven robbed at gunpoint

7-Eleven at 1602 University Ave.got robbed at gunpoint over the weekend.
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The 7-Eleven convenience store across from the Pride flag in Hillcrest was robbed at gunpoint on Saturday, the suspect taking away an undisclosed amount of cash.

The thief entered the 7-Eleven at 1602 University Ave. at 4:08 a.m. then pulled out a concealed handgun and demanded money from the cashier reports Fox 5.

According to Officer Tony Martinez of the San Diego Police Department, the clerk handed over the money and the suspect fled the scene heading north on Normal Street.

He’s described as a clean-shaven white male in his 20s with a thin build. He was seen wearing a tan hat, a tan jacket over a green flannel shirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information regarding the robbery was asked to call the San Diego Police Department at 619-531-2000.