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Man reportedly wearing bag over head robs Escondido gas station

Posted at 9:31 AM, Sep 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-03 12:31:45-04

ESCONDIDO, Calif. - A man reportedly wearing a bag over his head robbed an Escondido gas station at gunpoint early Tuesday morning.

Escondido police said the incident happened at around 3:45 a.m. at the Chevron station on 215 E. Via Rancho Pkwy.

According to police, the man was wearing a cloth bag over his head, a maroon sweater, shorts and flip flops with socks when he pointed a weapon believed to be a handgun at a clerk.

The gunman, described as heavyset and weighing about 250 pounds, got away with an undisclosed amount of cash.

No further details on the incident were released.