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Crimestoppers offers reward

November 30, 2009 (La Mesa) – Yesterday at 11:05 a.m., a woman was robbed at the La Mesa Trolley Station at 8248 La Mesa Blvd. The victim had just gotten off the trolley and was robbed on the trolley platform by two female suspects. The victim tried to fight off the two female suspects but was punched several times in the head and pushed to the ground during the encounter.


While the victim was down, the suspects ripped a necklace from around the victim’s neck and ran from the trolley platform. No weapon was seen.


The victim sustained minor bruises about her head and face, and complained of a possible sprained ankle. She was transported by private ambulance to Grossmont Hospital for treatment.


The suspects are described as:


Suspect # 1:
Black female juvenile, approximately 16-17 years old, wearing a grey sweatshirt with a hood, with dark hair with some red hair coloring.


Suspect # 2:
Female juvenile (unknown race), approximately 16-17 years old, wearing a dark T-shirt and jeans.


This investigation is continuing. 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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