Store clerk robbed in Emerald Hills

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SAN DIEGO – Authorities searched Sunday for a masked man who robbed a clerk at knifepoint inside a Valero gas station in the Emerald Hills area, a San Diego police sergeant said.

The robbery suspect was armed with a kitchen knife as he walked into the Valero station at 1025 Euclid Ave. about 6:50 p.m. Saturday, SDPD Sgt. David Jennings said.

He robbed the clerk of an undisclosed amount of money and fled the scene in a white Ford pickup truck with a camper shell, Jennings said. The suspect was described as a black male

in his 40s, with a medium build, Jennings said. He wore a red bandana over his face, a red hat and red and black striped shirt.

SDPD’s Robbery Division is investigating the robbery.