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January 20, 2011 (La Mesa)-- La Mesa Police responded to a robbery at 11:47 a.m. today at  Wells Fargo Bank  inside the Vons store at 8011 University Avenue.


The suspect is described as a black male adult in his early twenties, about 6’ 2”, medium build, wearing a black baseball cap, gold teeth, baggy white T-shirt, and blue or black baggy jeans. The vehicle was described as a dark color sedan.


The lone suspect entered the bank and handed a teller a demand note. No weapon was displayed and no one was harmed. The suspect stole an undetermined amount of cash and ran outside to a waiting vehicle. The suspect drove away towards University Avenue.


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.

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