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7-Eleven clerk chases off knifepoint robber

Posted: 6:29 AM, Apr 01, 2016
Updated: 2016-04-01 13:30:20Z
SAN DIEGO -- A young man attempted to rob a 7-Eleven in Little Italy at knifepoint early Friday, but was chased off by an employee.
  
The 18-year-old suspect -- later identified as Jesus Sanchez -- allegedly demanded cash from a clerk at the convenience store at the corner of Kettner Boulevard and West Cedar Street shortly before 1:30 a.m. However, the employee refused to give up any money and chased Sanchez out of the store empty-handed, San Diego police Officer Frank Cali said.
  
Police officers who happened to be nearby saw the would-be robber run out of the store and took him into custody, Cali said.