The thief fled on foot.
The San Diego Police Department is reporting that a 7-Eleven in Hillcrest was robbed early Thursday morning.
They say at approximately 5:40 am a man armed with a handgun walked into the store located at 126 Washington St. and demanded cash.
According to Officer Sarah Foster, after the cashier complied the suspect fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.
The thief is believed to be in his 30s, but no other description was made available.
Robbery detectives were investigating the incident. No injuries were reported.