Deputies search for armed robber: Gunman robs AM/PM Mini Mart in Lemon Grove

LEMON GROVE - San Diego sheriff's deputies were looking for the gunman who held up a Lemon Grove convenience store, a San Diego County sheriff's official said Monday.

The armed robbery was reported at 9:39 p.m. Sunday at the AM/PM Mini Mart  at 8001 Broadway, sheriff's Sgt. Matt Cook.

"The suspect was described as a black male adult in his early 20s with a mustache, wearing a red hooded sweatshirt and black pants," Cook said. "The suspect was armed with a black handgun which he concealed inside his waistband."

The suspect was last seen running southbound on Kempf Street from the business, the sergeant said.

"The loss was an undetermined amount of cash. There were no customers inside the business at the time of the robbery," Cook said. Deputies checked the immediate area for the suspect but did not find him.

Anyone with information about the case can call the sheriff's non-emergency line at (858) 565-5200.  You can remain anonymous and still be eligible for a  $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest. Call Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.

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