An AM/PM clerk was help up and robbed by a gun-toting man in Thermal, law enforcement officials reported.
Deputies responded at 2 a.m. on Tuesday Dec. 11 to the AM/PM store located at 78355 Varner Road regarding an armed robbery.
The clerk told deputies the male suspect entered the store and confronted him with a handgun, demanding money before fleeing the area, Sgt Elders said.
The suspect is described as a white male, in his 30’s, approximately 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighing 170 pounds. He was wearing a beanie that covered his face, Elders added.
Anyone with additional details regarding this crime is urged to contact Sgt. Baur at 760-863-8990.
The public can also email deputies at email@example.com.
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