San Diego

Search for Suspect in Armed Robbery at Metro PCS in Kensington

A suspect robbed a Metro PCS store at gunpoint Friday afternoon in the Kensington area of San Diego.

The robbery was reported at 1:14 p.m. on the 4200 block of El Cajon Boulevard, San Diego Police (SDPD) said.

Police said a man, wearing a mask approached two employees in the store and demanded cell phones and money.

He had been carrying a handgun. 

After the employees met his demands, the suspect ran away northbound on 42nd Street.

According to SDPD, he had been wearing a dark colored jacket, blue pants, sunglasses and was carrying a black backpack.

Anyone with information is asked to call SDPD or Crime Stoppers at (888)580-8477.

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