Suspect Wears Spiderman Mask During Robbery

By Sarah Grieco
|  Friday, May 24, 2013  |  Updated 9:10 AM PDT
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Suspect Wears Spiderman Mask During Robbery

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A man wearing a Spiderman mask robbed a gas station at gunpoint on Friday morning, according to police.

The suspect went to the AM-PM gas station at 201 Broadway in El Cajon around 1:30 a.m. and carried a semi-automatic handgun. The robber entered the store, then told the clerk to lie on the floor and began kicking him, according to officers.

The suspect demanded money from the clerk and was last seen running northbound on La Mesa Boulevard with approximately $300. Police said a helicopter was used to search for him, but he remains outstanding.

The suspect was described as a man wearing a red and blue Spiderman mask, a gray t-shirt with white text on the front and dark jeans. He stands around 5-foot-8 with a stocky build between 25 and 30 years old.
 
Anyone with information is asked to call the La Mesa Police Department at 619-667-1400.

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