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Customer fights off gunman during robbery attempt

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gunpoint SAN DIEGO – San Diego police were on the lookout Tuesday for a gunman who got into a physical confrontation with a customer while trying to rob an electronics store in Clairemont Mesa.

The attempted armed robbery of the Radio Shack at Genesee and Balboa avenues was reported at 8:45 p.m. Monday, according to San Diego police Officer Dino Delimitros.

The man was wielding a gun and wearing a white T-shirt tied around his face when he announced he was robbing the business, Delimitros said in a statement. He then got into a physical confrontation with a customer and ended up running out of the business empty-handed, the officer said. No injuries were reported.

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