SAN DIEGO - An armed thief robbed a Linda Vista donut shop made off with the store's cash register, police said Saturday.
The suspect walked into Yum Yum Donut Shop at 6925 Linda Vista Road at 4:45 a.m. Saturday and pointed a gun at the clerk demanding money.
Store surveillance cameras captured the crime that lasted about a minute. The video shows the robber waive a gun at employees before using a knife to cut the register loose. The man is then seen running down a back alley.
"The cables were connected so he couldn’t pull it out. He took out the knife, cut it and he took the whole thing," said clerk Angel Yanez.
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"I was shaking, I mean yeah you get scared. I think anybody would get scared," said Yanez.
Yanez said this is the second time he has been robbed, the last dating back to the mid-1990s.
Anyone with information regarding the robbery should call Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.