Deputies search for gunman who tried to steal Wendy’s worker’s car

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SAN DIEGO — Deputies searched for a gunman who tried to steal a worker’s car outside a North County fast food restaurant Sunday night, the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department confirmed.

Calls came in around 9:15 p.m. from the Wendy’s on West Vista Way in Vista, officials told FOX 5. Dispatchers were told a woman who worked at the restaurant was attacked by a man in the parking lot, who tried to steal her car but was unsuccessful.

Police said the man was armed with a handgun and last seen walking westbound on Vista Way. Deputies searched the area overnight, but did not make any arrests.

No one was hurt in the original incident, officials said.

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