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Armed Man Robs Motel 6
LA MESA -- City police are looking for a man who robbed the Motel 6 on Alvarado Road Monday evening.
Police said that police responded shortly after 6:30 p.m. to the Motel 6 at 7621 Alvarado Road.
The clerk reported the suspect entered the motel office and inquired about a room. The suspect then pulled out a handgun, pointed it at the clerk and demanded the clerk give him the money from the register. The manager heard the robbery taking place from another room and called police. The suspect then fled the scene with an undetermined amount of money. The suspect was last seen running westbound in the 7600 block of Alvarado Road.
No one was injured and there is no surveillance video available at this time.
Suspect: Black male, 30-35 years, 6’ 0”, average build, unshaven, short hair. He was wearing a green Boston Celtics Jersey with the number 34 with a black hooded sweatshirt underneath, black pants, a hat with a brim all the way around and black sunglasses. The suspect had a band aid on the left side of his face near his eye.
The weapon was described as a black pistol with some sliver spots.
If you have any information on this case, 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.