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Thief Wielding Butcher Knife Robs El Cajon Business

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EL CAJON (CNS) - A thief wielding a butcher knife robbed an East County payday-loan shop Tuesday afternoon.

The bandit, a thin man who appeared to be in his early 20s, entered the business in the 900 block of Broadway in El Cajon shortly before 1:30 p.m., confronted a clerk, displayed the knife and demanded cash, according to police.