Youth Arrested For Robbery

LA MESA -- San Diego police stopped a stolen car on Fairmont Avenue and may have helped solve a recent robbery in La Mesa.

On Monday, Jan. 16 a La Mesa man had his car and wallet stolen at gunpoint from an apartment house parking lot on Parks Avenue. The victim's 2005 Hyundai Elantra was taken.

On Wednesday at 3:27 p.m., San Diego police spotted the car on Fairmont and its three occupants were taken into custody. San Diego police contacted La Mesa PD and Detective Dale Perry interviewed the suspects.

After the investigation, Torrence Young, 18, from San Diego was arrested for robbery. Kevin Ball, 19, of El Cajon was arrested for possession of a stolen vehicle.

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