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La Mesa Police search for armed robbery suspect

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LA MESA (CNS) - La Mesa police Monday sought the public's help in identifying a gunman who robbed a Denny's restaurant.

The restaurant at 6970 Alvarado Road was robbed about 10:30 p.m. Sunday, according to police.

The robber wore a black scarf over the lower half of his face and demanded cash from an employee while wielding a handgun, police said, adding that he fled on foot after receiving some cash.

No one was hurt, according to police.

The robber was described by police as a black male in his early 20s, about 5 feet 9 to 5 feet 11 inches tall and 170 to 180 pounds. He was last seen wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt, dark colored cotton gloves, dark pants and black shoes with white trim along the bottom, police said.

Anyone with information about the robbery was asked to call La Mesa police at (619) 667-1400.

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