Police search for robbery suspect

Posted By: Morning Newsroom

Police are investigating a convenience store robbery near the Fallbrook area.  No one was hurt during the robbery.  However, the robber did get away with some cash.  

The robbery happened at the U-Stop near West Fletcher and the Purple Heart Highway shortly before 2:00 a.m. on Monday.  Police officials said a masked man ran into the store.  He jumped onto the counter, pointed a handgun at the clerk and demanded money.  The suspect took cash from the register and ran off.  Police brought in a K-9 unit to search for the suspect but found no one. 

Police are looking for a black male, around 5'8 in his early twenties.  He was wearing all black clothing with a black covering over his face.  The police investigation continues.