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Coeur d’Alene Police release SpongeBob robbery footage


Surveillance video from Lean Bean Espresso Robbery

Surveillance video from Lean Bean Espresso Robbery


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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