Kearny Mesa adult bookstore robbed at gunpoint

Robbery occurred at Mercury Books on Balboa Avenue

SAN DIEGO - An adult book store in Kearny Mesa was robbed at gunpoint Saturday.

About 8 a.m., a suspect who used a bandana to hide his face pulled a gun on a clerk at Mercury Books at 8081 Balboa Ave. and demanded money, according to San Diego police.

He escaped with an undisclosed amount, police said. No injuries were reported.

Police described the robber as black and in his 20s. He was wearing a white hooded top with black designs, black gloves, blue jeans and prescription glasses.

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