All La Mesa Blog Posts Tagged 'La Mesa robbery' (30)

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Pedestrians Robbed at Gunpoint

LA MESA -- Just after midnight Saturday, at 12:50 a.m. Sunday, two pedestrians in the 4300 block of

Rosebud Lane were robbed by a suspect armed with a handgun.

The unknown suspect approached the male and female victim…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 29, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

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Knife-Wielding Man Robs 7-11

LA MESA -- On January 16, 2015 at approximately 12:05 a.m., the 7-Eleven located at 5151 70th Street, La Mesa, was robbed by a suspect armed with a knife.

The clerk was working inside the store when the suspect came into the store and brandished a knife and…

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Added by La Mesa Today on January 16, 2015 at 3:10am — No Comments

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Would-Be Robber Flashes Gun, Flees

LA MESA -- Perhaps a robber in training.

On November 17th at approximately 10:57 p.m. a suspect armed with a handgun tried to rob the 7-11 Store located at 8747 La Mesa Boulevard, just off Jackson Drive. 

An employee was working behind the…

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Added by La Mesa Today on November 18, 2014 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

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 Armed Robber Hits Local Motel

LA MESA -- On Sunday evening, at approximately 8:20 p.m., the Travelodge Motel located at 7911 University Avenue, La Mesa, was robbed by a suspect armed with a black handgun. 

An employee was working alone at the front desk of the Motel when an unknown suspect ran into the lobby and went behind the desk while brandishing a black handgun. The suspect…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 8, 2014 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

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Police Need To Put Names To These Faces

EAST COUNTY -- Sheriff's deputies are asking local residents to help identify three suspects caught on videotape using a stolen credit card at local stores.

Investigators from the Rancho San Diego Sheriff's Station want your help in identifying and…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 2, 2014 at 9:36pm — No Comments

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Employees Flee, Foil Robbery Attempt

LA MESA -- Early Tuesday morning, just after midnight, La Mesa police were called to the site of an attempted robbery of a fast food establishment just off Fletcher Parkway in La Mesa.

Police said they received a 911 call from an employee of the Carl’s Jr. Restaurant at 8110 Parkway Drive. The caller reported to police a subject walked up to the drive through…

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Added by La Mesa Today on August 19, 2014 at 4:46am — 1 Comment

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Employees Flee, Foil Robbery Attempt

LA MESA -- Early Tuesday morning, just after midnight, La Mesa police were called to the site of an attempted robbery of a fast food establishment just off Fletcher Parkway in La Mesa.

Police said they received a 911 call from an employee of the Carl’s Jr. Restaurant at 8110 Parkway Drive. The caller reported to police a subject walked up to the drive through…

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Added by La Mesa Today on August 19, 2014 at 4:46am — No Comments

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Knife-Wielding Robber Hits Riviera

LA MESA -- Police are looking for a man who robbed the Riviera Supper Club while brandishing a knife early Friday morning.

Police said that at 1:20 a.m. the Riviera Supper Club located at 7777 University Avenue was preparing to close the register for the night when an unknown suspect approached him from behind and displayed a  knife. The suspect demanded cash and a…

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Added by La Mesa Today on August 15, 2014 at 5:03am — 1 Comment

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Firefighters Help Cops Nab Car Burglar

LA MESA -- On July 28, 2014, at approximately 5:51 PM, La Mesa Firefighters from Station #12 at 8844 Dallas Street called the La Mesa Police Department and said they found a man in their secure parking area burglarizing their personal vehicles. As La…

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Added by La Mesa Today on July 29, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

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Gunmen Rob Party Bus Owner At Mall

LA MESA -- Police are looking for five men who robbed a party-bus owner at gun point near Grossmont Center Tuesday night.

Police said that about 10:19 p.m. they received a 911 call from the owner of a party bus that was picking up passengers at the mall at 5500 Grossmont Center Drive. While the bus was being loaded, the owner of the bus was walking to his personal…

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Added by La Mesa Today on July 23, 2014 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

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Gunmen Rob Yum Yum Donuts

LA MESA -- Just before 10 p.m. Thursday night, two males robbed the Yum Yum Donut shop located at 7550 El Cajon Boulevard in La Mesa.

The two males entered the store and one of the males displayed a black handgun. The suspect with the handgun demanded cash…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 21, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

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Early Morning Robbery At Service Station

LA MESA -- La Mesa police are looking for a robbery suspect who struck early this morning at a gas station on the city's west side.

Police said that at about 4:30 a.m., the clerk from the Arco AM/PM located at 3775 Massachusetts Avenue called…

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Added by La Mesa Today on March 6, 2014 at 11:14am — No Comments

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Police Searching For Robbery Suspect

LA MESA -- A police helicopter and cruisers are in the area of 4200 Spring Street looking for a robbery suspect

Police are looking for a robbery suspect described as a black male, mid 20's, 5'6, wearing dark gray hooded sweatshirt with horizontal…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 3, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

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Halloween-Masked Armed Robber Hits 7-11

LA MESA -- A robber wearing a blood clown face Halloween mask robbed the 7-11 store on Amaya Drive early Thursday morning.

Police said the…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 17, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

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Man Robs Wells Fargo Bank

LA MESA -- La Mesa and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are searching for a man who robbed a Lake Murray Boulevard bank Friday and got away with cash.

Police said that at 4:32 p.m., a male robbed the Wells Fargo Bank located at 5610 Lake Murray…

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Added by La Mesa Today on July 5, 2013 at 7:39pm — No Comments

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 Purse Snatched From Passing Car

LA MESA -- A woman walking to her car in a grocery store parking lot had her purse snatched by a man in a passing car.

Police said that just after 8 p.m. officers responded to a report of a robbery that just occurred in the Von’s Shopping Center parking…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 25, 2013 at 11:00pm — 1 Comment

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Early Morning Robbery Injures One

LA MESA -- A man was attacked and injured during a robbery early Monday morning near the Motel Six on Alvarado Road.

Police said that about 2:27 a.m. they were called to the Motel 6 at 7621 Alvarado Road regarding a robbery that had just occurred.…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 20, 2013 at 5:30am — No Comments

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Armed Robbers Hit Lake Murray Taco Shop

LA MESA -- Just before 10 p.m. Wednesday night three men, one armed with a handgun, robbed the Los Piňos Taco Shop located at 5660 Lake Murray Boulevard.

The suspects entered the store and demanded cash. One of the suspects displayed a black…

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Added by La Mesa Today on April 25, 2013 at 6:56am — No Comments

Weekly Crime Report

In Search Of The Bad Teeth Bandit

LA MESA -- The thief had red hair, bad teeth and apparently a thing for desert toys. And police are still looking for her and a few dune buggies. See Case Highlights below in this week's Weekly Crime Report.

Case Highlights: On Friday,…

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Added by La Mesa Today on March 5, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments

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Robber In Santa Hat Caught, Jailed

LA MESA -- A quick call to police Friday afternoon led to the arrest of a masked bandit who sported a Santa hat while robbing a La Mesa liquor store.

Police said that at about  3:12 p.m., a man armed with a handgun robbed the Murray Lake Liquor Store located at 5395 Lake Murray Boulevard.. The lone male entered the store, pointed a handgun at the clerk, and demanded…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 21, 2012 at 9:36pm — 1 Comment

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