Armed Suspect Robs Church Bingo Hall: PD

By Christina London
|  Thursday, Dec 19, 2013  |  Updated 7:34 AM PDT
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Armed Suspect Robs Church Bingo Hall: PD

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Police are investigating an armed robbery at a bingo hall in Chula Vista.

Around 9:45 p.m. Wednesday, officers responded to reports of a man with a gun at the Church of the Most Precious Blood in the 1200 block of 4th Avenue.

According to Chula Vista police, the suspect came into the church hall, lifted his shirt and showed a gun. Witnesses told police he was in and out within 10 seconds.

Police say he stole between $4,000 and $5,000. No one was hurt.

Officers are now searching the area for the suspect, who was seen leaving the church on foot. He is described as a man in his 30s, 5-foot-11 and wearing black clothing and a Chargers beanie.

Check back for updates on this developing story.
 


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