SPRING STREET -- An armed robber flashing a handgun held up the Denny's Restaurant at 10:31 Tuesday night. La Mesa police investigating said the gunman entered the restaurant, located at 4235 Spring Street and demanded cash from the clerk. After receiving the money the man fled the business on foot.
There was no suspect vehicle information available. There were no injuries during the robbery.
The suspect was described as a black adult male, in his early twenties, about 6’, 200 lbs. wearing a dark “hoodie” sweatshirt, a blue bandana over his face, dark baggie pants tucked into his white socks and black and white Converse shoes.
If you have any information on this case, please call the La Mesa Police Department at (619) 667-1400. You may also call Crime Stoppers’ anonymous toll-free tip line (888) 580-TIPS (or www.sdcrimestoppers.com
). You can remain anonymous, and be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest in this case.