Matt Potter 12:01 p.m., April 16
Another Failed Robbery Attempt
Around 11 a.m. yesterday, police were summoned to a Wells Fargo branch on North Second Street in El Cajon. A man leaving the bank after making a deposit had his bank bag snatched by an individual who fled on foot.
Police responding to the incident received reports of a man attempting to open the doors of parked cars in the vicinity. A short time later, they apprehended a person matching the description of the suspect, found hiding laying on the backseat floorboard of a car parked on the 200 block of Shady Lane, one block west of the crime scene.
The suspect’s name was withheld pending further investigation by El Cajon police.
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