A robber threatened to shoot a worker at a Carmel Valley health food restaurant as she stuffed money into a bag for him on Saturday, Nov. 24,
The hooded man escaped with the cash before officers got to Everbowl on Carmel Country Road.
The employee called police shortly before 6 p.m. to report that a white man likely 30 to 40 years old had robbed her at gunpoint.
He walked into the restaurant, called for her to come out from a back room, and had a handgun on the counter when she showed up, police Sgt. Michael Tansey said.
The robber demanded that she put cash into a bag he had brought. He threatened to shoot her if she called police, then he left.
He was described as 5 feet 11 inches tall, of medium build, unshaven, wearing a navy blue zippered jacket with a hood, a dark beanie and jeans.
Anyone with information related to the incident is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.
-- Pauline Repard is a reporter for The San Diego Union-Tribune