Police search for woman who robbed gas station in Escondido

Robbery reported in 1000 block of W El Norte Pkwy

ESCONDIDO - Police are searching Wednesday for a woman who they say robbed a gas station in Escondido.

The incident was reported just before midnight Tuesday in the 1000 block of west El Norte Parkway.

The woman came into a store, pointed a silver handgun at the clerk and demanded money.

She fled the store on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash, police said.

10News learned that the suspect is described as a woman in her 20s, wearing a large padded coat and a white, animal-style winter hat.

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