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September 29, 2012 (La Mesa)—A man waiting at a bus stop in the 5200 block of Baltimore Drive in La Mesa reported that he was robbed at knife point at 6:05 this morning.  The victim told police that a gold-four door sedan pulled up by the bus stop. A man with a goatee got out and held a knife to the victim’s side while a woman grabbed the victim’s backpack.

The suspects got back into the vehicle, which was being driven by a second female and occupied by another male. The vehicle was last seen fleeing the area southbound on Baltimore Drive.

The victim sustained a minor scratch to his side but did not require medical treatment. He ran to a nearby gas station to call police. Officers searched the area but were unable to locate the suspects or the suspect vehicle. The suspects are described as follows:

Suspect #1: white or Hispanic male in his 30s with a goatee and wearing a black hooded shirt or sweatshirt. This was the subject who brandished the knife.

Suspect #2: white or Hispanic female in her 30s wearing a gold or similar color jacket. This was the subject who grabbed the victim’s property.

Suspect #3: white or Hispanic female who was driving the vehicle.

Suspect #4: white or Hispanic male who was a passenger in the vehicle.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the La Mesa Police Department.

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 in this case.

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