San Diego County Sheriff‘s deputies are searching for a man who threatened a store clerk with an ax on Saturday.
The suspect was last seen about 4:30 p.m. Saturday near the 3200 block of Lemon Grove Avenue, a watch commander said.
He allegedly tried to steal items from the store when confronted by a clerk. The suspect pulled out an ax and threatened to cut the clerk. It was not immediately clear whether he stole anything from the store.
A sheriff’s helicopter was circling the area and broadcasting to residents to be on the lookout for a man in his 30s, 6 feet, 2 inches tall, 180 pounds with blonde hair. He wore a white T-shirt, shorts and black calf-high snow boots.
Residents were asked to call 858-565-5200 if they see the suspect.