San Diego

Armed with Taser and Gun, Suspect Robs Hair Salon in Rolando Park

San Diego police are searching for a man who walked into a hair salon armed with a Taser and gun, demanding money. 

The robbery happened at Sonya's Braiding on the 6400 block of Rolando Park, north of State Route 94 and east of the City Heights neighborhood, police said. 

A suspect entered the salon carrying a Taser, police said. He walked up to an employee and pointed the Taser at the person, demanding money. 

When the suspect did not get money out for him, he lifted his shirt and revealed a gun in the front of his waist band. 

Employees still refused to give the suspect money, so he grabbed an employee's purse and a customer's purse before fleeing out the back door. 

It is unclear where he went from there. 

Police do not have a distinct description of the suspect; he is described as a clean shaven man in his 30s, 5 feet 9 inches to 6 feet, between 180 to 215 pounds. At the time, he was wearing a camouflage baseball cap, a white t-shirt, khaki shorts and sunglasses. 

SDPD Robbery Sgt. Javier Padilla confirmed to NBC 7 San Diego the suspect seen in surveillance video shot by Sam's Beauty Supply's surveillance cameras is the man police are searching for. Sonya's Braiding does not have surveillance cameras. 

Police do not know who the man is and are looking for the public's help in finding him. 

The robbery is under investigation. 

No other information was immediately available.

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