Sirens & Gavels

THURSDAY, JAN. 31, 2013, 7:16 P.M.

Coeur d’Alene Police release SpongeBob robbery footage



The Coeur d'Alene Police Department has released the surveilance footage of a robber wearing a SpongeBob SquarePants mask Wednesday evening at Lean Bean Espresso, 1207 Sherman Ave.

Police said the robbery left with an undisclosed amount of cash in the hold-up and there were no injuries reported.

A man with a gun ordered two employees of the coffee stand to hand over cash and fled on foot along 13th Street.

The robber is described as 5-foot-8 with a medium build and weighing about 180 pounds. In addition to the mask, he wore a black hoodie pulled over his head and dark baggie jeans, according to police.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call Coeur d'Alene police at (208) 769-2320.




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