San Diego

Gun-Toting Suspect Robs Murphy Canyon Walmart

The man walked into the store, lifted his shirt to reveal a gun and demanded money from a cashier

A gun-toting man robbed a Walmart on Friday afternoon in Murphy Canyon, police said.

The man walked into the store on 3382 Murphy Canyon Road around 3:45 p.m., approached a cashier, lifted up his shirt to reveal a gun and demanded money, San Diego police Officer Rober Heims said.

"The suspect took an unknown amount of money and fled out the front door into the parking," he said. "It is unknown where the suspect went from there."

The man was described as a 5-foot-3 black man, with a medium build and weigh between 180 to 200 pounds. He was wearing dark clothes, dark glasses and a dark baseball cap.

Anyone with any information about the incident was urged to call the San Diego Police Department Robbery unit or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.

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