Carmel Valley car wash robbed


San Diego police were on the lookout today for a heavyset man in his mid-20s who robbed a Carmel Valley car wash at gunpoint.

The armed robbery, which took place at Del Mar Highlands Car Wash at 12889 El Camino Real, was reported at 8:48 p.m. on Tuesday, according to San Diego Police Officer Dino Delimitros.

The gunman entered the business, took money from a cash register and left, Delimitros said. He took off on foot.

Police described him as a Hispanic man in his mid-20s, about 5 feet 7 and 250-300 pounds, last seen wearing a black pinstripe shirt and black pants.

— City News Service