All La Mesa Blog Posts Tagged 'robbery' (38)

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Cops Stop Robbery Spree Quickly

LA MESA -- A combined effort of law enforcement officials from La Mesa, San Diego and San Diego County quickly brought to an end a robbery spree that was underway last night night across several jurisdictions.

At about 11 p.m. Friday night, a man armed…

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Added by La Mesa Today on March 7, 2015 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

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On-Line Sale Leads To Robbery

LA MESA -- Selling items on-line can expose you to crime if you aren't careful about knowing who you are selling to and where and when transactions can safely take place.

One such "sale" led to a crime recently in La Mesa.

Case…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 3, 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 Hunting For Armed Robbery Suspect

LA MESA -- Police at 7:30 p.m. were conducting a manhunt, looking for an armed robbery suspect in the 7600 block of Normal Avenue.

Police said two suspects, both black males, wearing black jeans and black hooded sweatshirts, stole a Coach purse…

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Added by La Mesa Today on January 15, 2014 at 7:30pm — No Comments

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Armed With Gun, Man Robs Gas Station

LA MESA -- Police are looking for an armed gunman who robbed a La Mesa service station early Monday evening.

Police said that at about 6:30 p.m. the department received a 9-1-1 call stating there had been a robbery at the Arco AM/PM located at 3775…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 24, 2013 at 7:15am — No Comments

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Two Men Rob Service Station

LA MESA -- On Tuesday night, just before 11 p.m. La Mesa Police Officers responded to a report of an armed robbery that just occurred at the Shell Station located at 9090 Dallas Street in the city of La Mesa.

The clerk at the Shell Station reported that two…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 11, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments

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Pedestrian Robbed At Knifepoint

LA MESA -- Police are looking for two men and a woman who robbed a pedestrian at knifepoint early Monday morning on Amaya Drive.

Police said that at approximately 3:36 a.m.,  La Mesa Police Officers responded to a report of a robbery that just occurred…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 24, 2013 at 6:23am — No Comments

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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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Gunman Robs Arco, Threatens Clerk

LA MESA -- Just after Midnight Monday night La Mesa police responded to a report of an armed robbery that just occurred at the Arco Station located at 3775 Massachusetts Avenue.

A man armed with a large caliber semi-automatic handgun walked into the…

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Added by La Mesa Today on April 9, 2013 at 6:03am — No Comments

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Clerk Fights Robber, Suffers Injuries

LA MESA -- A 68-year-old store clerk fought with an armed gunman Monday night, exchanging blows with liquor bottles, before the intruder made a getaway with a pocketful of cash.

  La Mesa police said that about 8:36 p.m. they responded to a report of…

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Added by La Mesa Today on January 29, 2013 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

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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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Man Robbed At Knife Point

LA MESA -- A man waiting at a bus stop early Saturday morning was robbed at knife point and had his backpack stolen.

Police said at about 6:05 a.m., a male called La Mesa Police to report that he had been robbed at knife-point in the 5200 block of Baltimore Drive in La Mesa.

The victim was waiting at a bus stop when a gold-colored 4-door sedan traveling southbound on…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 1, 2012 at 7:06am — No Comments

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Citizen Tip Leads To Burglary Arrest

LA MESA -- A tip from a watchful citizen led the arrest of a suspected car burglary early Friday.

Police said that at 11 a.m.  a citizen called 9-1-1 to report a vehicle burglary in progress at the Office Depot parking lot, 8481 Fletcher Parkway. The citizen was able to provide a detailed description of the suspect and police units were dispatched immediately. As…

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Added by La Mesa Today on August 10, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

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Police Arrest Two After Robbery

LA MESA -- Police arrested two juveniles after a strong-arm robbery left a local woman injured.

Police said that just after 7 p.m. Tuesday officers responded to a report of a robbery in the 4100 block of Lois Street in West La Mesa. The 58 year old…

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Added by La Mesa Today on April 25, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

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Robber Hits La Mesa Days Inn

LA MESA -- Police are looking for an armed gunman who robbed an El Cajon Boulevard motel in broad daylight today.

Police said that just after 2:30 today, the clerk at the Day’s Inn located at 7475 El Cajon Boulevard was robbed at gunpoint. During the…

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Added by La Mesa Today on March 5, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

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Sheriff Seeks Help Identifying Bank Robber

LEMON GROVE -- Detectives from the San Diego Sheriff's Department Lemon Grove Station want your help in identifying a woman wanted in connection with a bank robbery in Spring Valley.

The suspect walked into a Bank of America inside an…

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Added by La Mesa Today on February 24, 2012 at 5:30am — No Comments

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Apparent Trolley Scam Sets Up Robbery

SPRING STREET -- Police are looking for a woman who befriended a man on the trolley, offered to help him find the right bus, but instead led him into a robbery trap.

 Just after 1:30 Sunday a man told police he had met a woman in her 40s while riding on the trolley from downtown San Diego. The woman offered to help the man find a proper bus route.

The…

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Added by La Mesa Today on February 12, 2012 at 8:33pm — No Comments

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Juvenile Flashes Gun, Takes Ipod

LA MESA -- Police are looking for a juvenile who used a large caliber handgun to rob a man of his Ipod.

Police said that about 9:30 Tuesday evening they received a report of a robbery that occurred in the parking lot of Highwood Park, located at 7777…

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Added by La Mesa Today on January 18, 2012 at 6:08am — No Comments

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Armed Robber Takes Wallet, Car

LA MESA -- Police are looking for a robber who pulled a gun on a local man and then took off in the victim's vehicle.

La Mesa police responded to a call Monday just after 11 a.m. of an armed robbery that had just occurred at 4842 Parks Ave. The 67 year…

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Added by La Mesa Today on January 16, 2012 at 2:30pm — 3 Comments

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Starbucks Patron Robbed of Laptop and Purse

BALTIMORE DRIVE -- Police are looking for a man who grabbed a woman's purse and laptop computer as she sat outside a Starbucks Thursday evening.

Police said that at 5:45 PM, a female victim was robbed of her laptop computer and purse while…

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Added by La Mesa Today on January 6, 2012 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

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