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Gunman robs winery employee in parking lot

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POWAY, Calif. -- Sheriff's deputies were looking for a man who robbed a woman last week in a Poway parking lot.

poway2The incident happened Feb. 21 at 8:50 a.m. behind Bernardo Winery in the 13100 block of Old Winery Road, according to the San Diego Sheriff's Department.

The winery employee was getting items from the trunk of her vehicle when a man approached her. The man pointed his handgun at her and demanded she "hurry up and give him everything. After she gave him cash from her purse, he told her to stay still while he ran away.

FOX 5 spoke to the victim, who did not want to be identified.

"To happen in real life, a gun pointed at you, thinking that's it, my life is over," she said. "That's what I remember: I see that gun and I see him. Since this has happened, that's all I see is him and the gun."

The man is described as between 25 and 30 years old, 5-foot-10, weighing 170 to 180 pounds and unkempt and unshaven. He was wearing a black hoodie with dark jeans and dark sunglasses.

"I want him caught. I want it to end. I hope he doesn't do this to anybody else. It just needs to be stopped. He needs to be stopped," she said.

Anyone with information on the man was asked to call the Poway Sheriff's Station at 858-513-2800 or San Diego Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.