A Subway in the Village District at 8142 La Mesa Blvd. was robbed at gunpoint Thursday evening, according to the La Mesa Police Department.
Around 8 p.m. two men entered the sandwich shop and demanded money. One of the two pointed a small-caliber revolver at a sandwich artist while his accomplice put the money in a blue backpack.
The La Mesa Police Department, sheriff's ASTREA helicopter and National City Police Department K9 unit searched the area but the assailants were not located. The two were last seen running southbound on Nebo Drive.
One assailant was described as a white male between the ages of 17 and 19 and approximately 5’7 to 5’8” tall with a thin build. The assailant was wearing a gray sweatshirt with a blue bandana over his face and carrying a blue backpack.
The other assailant was described as a black male between the ages of 17 and 19 and approximately 5’ 3” to 5’4” tall with a thin build. He was wearing a black long sleeved turtle neck shirt that was pulled over his head.
Anyone with information is urged to call the La Mesa Police Department at 619-667-1400. You may also call Crime Stoppers’ anonymous toll-free tip line 888-580-TIPS (or www.sdcrimestoppers.com). You can remain anonymous, and be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest in this case.