Downtown coffee shop robbed at fake gunpoint

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – San Diego police were on the lookout Wednesday for the man who robbed a downtown coffee shop by pretending he had a gun.

The robber simulated having a weapon and took money from a cash register at Tom N Toms Coffee at 1229 Ninth Ave. shortly after 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, according to San Diego police Officer Dan Lasher. No one was injured, he said.

Police described the suspect as Hispanic, in his 20s and between 5 feet 2 and 5 feet 6. He was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt.

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