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Armed man robs La Mesa yogurt store

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LA MESA (CNS) - La Mesa police Monday were on the lookout for a young man who forced employees into a closet while robbing a frozen yogurt shop at gunpoint.

The man robbed Golden Spoon Yogurt at 5640 Lake Murray Blvd. about 9:25 p.m. Sunday, according to police.

He demanded money from two employees, ordering them to open a cash register and safe, police said.

Once he received the money, the man had the employees go into a closet and blocked the closet door with chairs before fleeing the business, police said, adding that neither employee was hurt.

Police described the gunman as black, 18-20 years old, about 5-feet-10 to 6-feet tall and 170-180 pounds.

He wore a dark-colored bandana over the lower half of his face, a black jacket with a hood and dark pants, police said.

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

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