Gun-Toting Man Robs City Heights Pharmacy

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A man clad in sweats flashed a pistol while stealing codeine cough syrup from a City Heights pharmacy Friday.

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The robbery in the 5000 block of El Cajon Boulevard took place shortly before 10:30 a.m., according to San Diego police.

The thief — a thin, roughly 6-foot man wearing gray sweat pants and a sweat shirt with the cowl pulled up over his head — fled to the south on foot through an alley off the 4300 block of Altadena Avenue, Sgt. Michael Stirk said.

–City News Service

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