Man robs Subway eatery with machete

Posted at 9:44 AM, Jul 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-17 20:24:48-04

A man with a machete robbed a San Diego Subway restaurant, police said.

The robbery was reported at 4 p.m. Saturday at 4641 College Avenue, said San Diego police Officer Robert Heims.

The suspect walked into the Subway with a machete in his hand and demanded money from the employees, said Heims.

"They put an unknown amount of money in a camouflage backpack he was wearing," he said.

The suspect fled southbound on College Avenue in a silver, newer-model Infiniti G35.

The suspect was described as black, age 20-30, 5 feet 10 inches tall, 190 pounds, wearing a black ski mask, red hoodie, black jeans and white gloves, carrying a camouflage backpack, Heims said.