A lady toting a gun held up a fuel station convenience store earlier than fleeing in a van Thursday night in Kearny Mesa, police mentioned.

It occurred about 7:30 p.m. on the Circle Ok behind the 76 fuel station on Balboa Avenue simply east of Interstate 805, San Diego police Officer Robert Heims mentioned in a press release.

Holding the gun in entrance of her and sporting a hat, sun shades and a face protecting, the girl walked into the store and demanded cash, Heims mentioned. The clerk complied, handing over an unspecified quantity, and the girl walked out of the store and bought right into a white van.

The van was final seen headed west on Balboa Avenue, Heims mentioned.

Police described the robber as a 5 foot 5 inch Hispanic lady with lengthy black hair. She wore a black jacket, black pants and black gloves to go with the sun shades, hat and face protecting.

Thursday’s theft marked the second time in three days a masked, armed lady has held up a fuel station convenience store in San Diego, following a Tuesday night heist in Mission Hills.

Theft detectives are investigating each incidents; police haven’t mentioned if the 2 robberies are regarded as associated.