Armed man wearing clown mask robs Mira Mesa Shell gas station

Posted at 7:43 AM, Jun 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-29 10:43:09-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - Police are investigating a robbery at a Mira Mesa gas station that was carried out by a man wearing a clown mask.

San Diego police said the incident happened just before 11 p.m. Thursday at the Shell gas station in the 9200 block of Mira Mesa Boulevard.

A clerk told police that a man in a blue sweatshirt entered the store area of the station and, while wearing a clown mask, displayed a gun and asked for money.

Police said the clerk handed the cash register drawer to the man, who then took the cash and fled the scene.

The clerk was not injured in the incident.