An Escondido convenience store clerk was stabbed several times in the back early Sunday morning during a money and cigarette heist.
At about 2 a.m., two men, described to be in their 20s, entered the 7-Eleven on East Grand Avenue. One man attacked the clerk while the other collected the loot.
The victim was taken to a hospital, and the stab wounds were not considered life threatening.
According to Escondido police, the suspect who stabbed the clerk was a heavyset black man of roughly 6-foot-4 height. He had a shaved head and was wearing dark jeans, a white T-shirt and a San Diego Chargers jacket with a lightning bolt on the back.
The other suspect was a white man, about 5-foot-10, wearing a black and white-pattered cap tied beneath his chin.
Any person with information is asked to call Escondido police at (760) 743-8477.