Jeff Smith 12:15 p.m., April 24
Clerks beaten, bottle stolen in La Mesa
La Mesa Police are looking for four suspects involved in a brawl outside a liquor store on the 5900 block of Severin Drive on Saturday night (April 27) that left two store employees bruised but not seriously injured.
Shortly after 7 p.m., officers responded to a report of fighting outside the store. On arrival, they learned the altercation actually involved two male and two female suspects, along with the two employees attempting to prevent a theft. Both men were hit in the face by the robbers, but refused medical attention.
Suspects are described as two Hispanic males, each about 5’5” with a medium build, a Hispanic or Filipino female about 4’ tall with a thin build and long dark hair, and a Hispanic female 5’ tall and about 140 pounds. All were described as being in their mid-twenties.
A single bottle of alcohol was stolen during the incident.
Police are looking for tips, which can be made at (619) 667-1400 or through Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-TIPS.
More like this:
- Police officer struck by driver-less vehicle, car theft suspect escapes in La Mesa — May 9, 2013
- Grand theft dog: two pit bulls stolen from El Cajon shelter — March 31, 2013
- Failed liquor store robbery involving submachine gun — Oct. 22, 2012
- "Go ahead and do something," thief tells store clerk — Oct. 4, 2012
- His Finger for a Gun — Nov. 29, 2009