Police are asking for the public’s help in tracking down a suspect who robbed a gas station in Valencia Park on Thursday morning.
According to investigators, the robbery took place at the Express Fuel gas station at 5109 Imperial Avenue around 9:40 a.m.
The suspect entered the gas station’s convenience store and asked the clerk if they sold “Spice,” a type of illegal synthetic marijuana drug.
The clerk said they didn’t sell the drug.
The suspect then pulled out a revolver and robbed the clerk at gunpoint, according to investigators.
Police said the suspect is described as a black male, 20-25 years old, weighing 150-170-pounds. He’s described as 5-feet-8-inches to 5-feet-11-inches tall.
During the robbery, the armed suspect was wearing a black-and-white striped hooded sweatshirt, jeans and gray knit gloves.
Anyone with information on this suspect and robbery is urged contact the San Diego Police Department at (619) 531-2299 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.