Gunman in clown mask robs gas station

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SAN DIEGO — A gunman in a clown mask and rainbow wig held up a gas station in the Bay Park neighborhood early Wednesday, a police officer said.

The suspect entered the USA Gas Station at 2505 Morena Blvd. shortly after 12:30 a.m., pulled a handgun and demanded cash, according to San Diego police Officer Dino Delimitros.

He left the store on foot with an undisclosed amount of money, Delimitros said.

Police described the robber as a thin white man with “rainbow-colored hair”  who wore a clown mask, a black hooded sweatshirt and jeans.