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Tips sought on motorcycle-riding robbers

Spokane police are asking for helping identifying two people on a motorcycle who stole a disabled woman's purse last week. 

The woman was loading groceries into her vehicle in the Huckleberries market parking lot, 926 S. Monroe St., about 4 p.m. on Oct. 20 when two people on a motorcycle drove up grabbed her purse and fled through the parking lot.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Check at (509) 456-2233.

$1 offer leads to armed robbery attempt

A panhandler tired to rob a man at knifepoint Monday after he agreed to give her a dollar, police say.

Shayna L. Edens, 29, was arrested on a first-degree robbery charge outside Huckleberries market, 926 S. Monroe, after a man said she'd threatened him with a knife about 5:55 p.m.

The man said he'd removed a dollar from his wallet after she asked, but that she confronted him with the knife and told him to giver her his wallet after he sat down in his vehicle.

The alleged victim told Edens he needed to stand up to get his wallet, then grabbed her wrist, causing her to drop the knife, Spokane police say.

Edens remains in jail on $25,000 bond after appearing in Superior Court Tuesday .

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