Police seek two men in foiled San Ysidro robbery

SAN YSIDRO (KUSI) – San Diego police sought Tuesday two men who attempted to hold up a hotel in San Ysidro but fled empty-handed.

One of the suspects pulled a gun and demanded cash from an employee at the Travelodge on Calle Primera near Willow Road around 6:45 p.m. Monday as the other served as a lookout, San Diego police Officer Dino Delimitros said.

However, the suspects ran off when a woman walked into the hotel lobby, Delimitros said.

Police described the gunman as a Hispanic man in his 30s with a mustache and a tattoo under his right eye.

He was wearing a baseball cap, a blue jacket and tan pants. The lookout was also Hispanic and in his 30s and had on a green jacket and blue jeans.

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