Walter Mencken 2 p.m., Aug. 22
Mystery Thief Robs Unknown Victim
La Mesa Police are looking for any witnesses to a purse snatching that occurred last Saturday, August 27, near the intersection of El Cajon Boulevard and Baltimore Drive. They’re also trying to locate a victim.
Police responded to a report of a purse having been stolen from a Caucasian female in her 50s around 12:40 p.m. on Saturday. They were unable to locate the victim or any witnesses to the crime aside from the caller. No description of the thief was released.
Anyone with information can contact La Mesa Police at (619) 667-1400, or can call (888) 580-TIPS or visit www.crimestoppers.com. A reward of up to $1,000 is available for tips leading to an arrest.
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