LA MESA (CNS) - Two ATM patrons were robbed at gunpoint in separate incidents just over an hour apart in La Mesa, police said Thursday.
In the first of the incidents, a man using the cash machine at the Wells Fargo bank at 5610 Lake Murray Boulevard was approached by a man asking for change about 10:50 p.m. Wednesday, police said.
The victim told the suspect he had no change, and the suspect pulled a black semi-automatic handgun and demanded the man's wallet, police said. The robber then ran off to the west.
Shortly before midnight, a woman depositing money into an ATM at the Bank of America at 5500 Grossmont Center Drive was approached by a gun-wielding man who demanded cash, police said. The victim handed over a small amount and the suspect headed east, police said.
Law enforcement officers, some using dogs and others in a helicopter, searched the surrounding areas but could not locate the suspect in either incident. Police said it was unknown if the two robberies were committed by the same suspect.
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