Suspect attempts to rob cleaners but no money available in cash register

HILLCREST (KUSI) – An attempted robbery at Veribest Cleaners in Hillcrest Tuesday has police searching for the suspect.

The suspect entered the cleaners around 5:15 p.m. wearing a white t-shirt over his head with holes cut out for his eyes, and demanded money from the employee.

According to Officer Robert Heims of the San Diego Police Department said the employee told the suspect there was no money left in the register.   

No loss was reported. The suspect was last seen going southbound in the east alley of 4th Avenue.

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