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June 24, 2010 (La Mesa) – A woman posed as a customer for two hours , then pulled out a silver revolver at 8:50 p.m. last night as an employee was removing cash from a register at closing time at Starbucks Coffee, 8497 Fletcher Parkway near PetCo. After the robbery, the suspect was seen driving west through the parking lot toward Jackson Drive in a blue 1990s two-door hatchback, possibly a Honda.


The thief is described as a white woman in her late thirties to late forties, 5’6” to 5’7”, heavy set, with dirty blonde shoulder length hair. She wore a green V-neck shirt, tan pants and thick eye glasses. The suspect had a banded  butterfly tattoo on an inner forearm and another tatoo on her upper chest. She was described as being dirty and unkempt.


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.

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