A woman was robbed of her purse at around 6:25 p.m. Monday, outside of Fuddruckers in the parking lot at Grossmont Center, according to La Mesa Police.
The female victim was walking in the parking lot with her children when a 90s model, tan, two-door Saturn approached her. Police said that the passenger leaned out of the window and grabbed the victim’s purse, dragging her on the ground a few feet before she was able to release her grasp. The woman was transported to the hospital with a wrist injury.
The woman's purse also contained her car keys and cell phone.
After a search of the area by La Mesa police and San Diego Sheriff’s ASTREA, law enforcement officials were not able to locate the suspects, who are still outstanding.
Suspect #1 is described as a black male adult, 18-20 years old with short hair. The victim was unable to provide a clothing description.
Suspect #2 is described as a black male adult 18-20 years old and was the driver of the suspect vehicle.
The investigation in continuing. 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.