JEWELRY STORE ROBBED AT PARKWAY PLAZA

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East County News Service

February 14, 2015 (El Cajon ) – An armed gunman robbed Weisfield Jewelers in the Parkway Plaza Shopping Mall in El Cajon Wednesday night.

According to Sergeant K. MacArthur with the El Cajon Police, the suspect pretended to be a customer interested in purchasing rings. When the employee began showing jewelry, the suspect brandished a firearm and grabbed merchandise from the display case.

The suspect fled on food and has not been found.  He is described as a black male adult, short with a thin build. He is approximately 5 feet 1 or 5 feet 2 inches tall.  He wore a black hat, black jacket and dark pants.  He was last seen exiting the mall through the north doors toward Fletcher Parkway.  It is unknown whether he fled in a car or on foot.

No one was injured; the exact losses are still being determined as the investigation continues.

Anyone with additional information is encouraged to call the El Cajon Police Department at (619) 579-3311. Individuals with information about these cases who wish to remain anonymous can call the Crime Stoppers tip line at (888) 580-8477.