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5 women report run-ins with fake cop

Five women since Sept. 4 have reported encounters with a man impersonating a police officer (Molly Quinn / The Spokesman-Review)
Five women since Sept. 4 have reported encounters with a man impersonating a police officer (Molly Quinn / The Spokesman-Review)

Authorities are warning of a police imposter who is targeting women near the Gonzaga University campus.

After a student told police she’d been pulled over last week by a uniformed man who claimed to be a police officer, four other women reported similar incidents, including one in north Spokane and one in the lower Logan Neighborhood.

No violence has been reported, but police are concerned the man’s behavior may escalate, said Tom Michaud, crime analyst for the Spokane Police Department.

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