Pot Dispensary Manager Grabs Robber’s Gun

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The manager of a San Diego medical marijuana dispensary tried to foil a robbery attempt Thursday night by brazenly grabbing the suspect’s gun.

Four men attempted to rob the Green Goddess Medicinal Marijuana dispensary near El Cajon Boulevard and Keeney Street east of Lake Murray Boulevard around 9 p.m. police said.

When the suspects entered the store and demanded employees to the ground, the manager grabbed the suspect’s gun and started a struggle police said.

One shot was fired but no one was struck. One employee was cut by some broken glass police said.

San Diego police and La Mesa police responded to the robbery since the business is located in the College Area near La Mesa city limits.

The suspects wore black hooded sweatshirts with bandanas over their faces and last seen driving westbound in a black SUV, police said. 

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