7-Eleven clerk pepper-sprayed during robbery

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SAN DIEGO — A man pepper-sprayed a clerk at a 7-Eleven store in City Heights early Thursday and fled with money from the register.

The suspect ran off after robbing the convenience store on University Avenue near 49th Street around 12:35 a.m.

Police described the suspect as black, about 20 years old, short and thin, wearing a hooded sweatshirt and dark clothing.