Neighbors Interrupt Burglary Attempt

LA MESA -- At about 4:15 Tuesday afternoon La Mesa police received a call of a burglary that had just been interrupted in the 7400 block of Colony Drive.

The witnesses reported that they observed the suspect hanging out of the window of the victim’s home. When they confronted her, she ran away. La Mesa officers established a perimeter and with the assistance of San Diego Sheriff’s helicopter attempted to locate the suspect but failed to find her.

The suspect was described as a black female in her late 20’s. She was wearing a white t-shirt, baggy khaki pants and a blue head wrap. The suspect was last seen running southeast from the area. It is believed that the suspect may live in the area.

The investigation in continuing. Anyone with information is urged to 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 You can remain anonymous, and be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest in this case.

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