Police search for armed robber in La Mesa

LA MESA, Calif. — Police are searching for a robbery suspect in the area of the 8800 block of Grossmont Boulevard in La Mesa.

The suspect, who is believed to be armed with a pistol, is wearing blue jeans and a maroon hooded jacket. Patrol units on the ground were being aided by a sheriff’s helicopter in the air, police said. No other details were immediately available.