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Armed man, accomplice rob La Mesa liquor store

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LA MESA (CNS) - La Mesa police were on the lookout Thursday for a gunman and an accomplice who robbed a small liquor store of cash.

The armed robbery at Sam's Market at 7587 University Ave. occurred about 9:40 p.m. Wednesday, according to a La Mesa police statement.

Two men entered the business and one of them pulled out a brown handgun as he demanded cash from a clerk, police said. The clerk complied and both men ran away westbound on Sturgess Avenue.

Police described the men as black and in their early 20s. The gunman stands about 5 feet 9 and is roughly 170 pounds. He wore a brown T-shirt, dark jeans and a green Celtics baseball cap. His accomplice was described as about 6 feet and 220 pounds, wearing a white T-shirt and dark jeans.

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