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2 accused in Subway gunpoint robbery

Two men were arrested for an armed robbery at a Subway sandwich shop Wednesday night.

Spokane police spotted William Frederick Ellis, 30, and Eric Lyle Davidow, 32, walking on northbound on Cedar from Knox and noticed the matched the description of two men seen running to a home in the 1900 block of North Jefferson just after a gunman robbed Subway at 1103 Northwest Blvd.

Officers Jay Kernkamp, Michele Madsen and Aaron Ames “made a tactical and safe approach” and arrested the men.

Police located cash and clothing consistent with the robbery, as well as a gun that matched the description of the gun used int eh robbery.

Ellis and Davidow are to appear in Spokane County Superior Court today on a first-degree robbery charge. They're in custody at the Spokane County Jail.

The robbery was reported about 9 p.m.

Photos show gunpoint Subway robbery

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Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for tips that identify a gunman who robbed a South Hill Subway sandwich shop in July.

Surveillance photos show a man in a gray long-sleeved shirt, white shorts and white shoes at the Subway at 3014 E. 29th Ave. on July 6.

The man entered the store at 8:40 p.m. and demanded money from the store clerk. He displayed what appeared to be a handgun and left with an undisclosed amount of cash. The employee was not injured.

Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or submit tips online. Tipsters do not have to give their name to collect a reward but should leave a code name or number.

Knife-wielding man crashes into Subway

A knife-wielding man was arrested Friday after a police chase ended with his car striking a Subway sandwich shop in downtown Spokane.

Charles D. Fletcher, 43, is accused of waving a large hunting knife at passing motorists and scratching their cars while screaming near 9th Avenue and Grand Boulevard about 9:22 p.m., according to court documents.

Spokane police were responding to the area when they heard the suspect, who was driving a white Ford Bronco, had just entered the emergency Providence Scared Heart Medical Center with the knife. The man ran back outside and fled in the Bronco when he saw the police car, and officers pursued him down the lower South Hill and used PIT maneuvers to try to stop him.

Fletcher lost control of his car on westbound 3rd Avenue and crashed into a police, then into the Subway at Browne Street, where he was arrested. Fletcher also crashed into a car at 3rd and Browne and slightly injured the driver.

Fletcher told police he'd stabbed his knife into a car because the driver insulted him and his vehicle. He was booked into jail for hit and run, attempting to elude police and three counts of first-degree assault.

South Hill Subway robbed at gunpoint

A South Hill sandwich shop was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday night.

A man walked into Subway, 3014 E. 29th Ave., at 8:40 p.m. and demanded money from the store clerk. He displayed what appeared to be a handgun and left with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The robber is described as a white man in his 20s with a long-sleeve gray shirt, white sorts and white shoes.

No injuries were reported.

Major crimes detectives ask anyone with additional information to call Crime Check at (509) 456-2233.

Man robs Subway at knifepoint

A man robbed a northeast Spokane sandwich shop at knifepoint today.

The man displayed a knife at Subway, 3900 N. Market St., and fled with an undisclosed amount of cash about 3:30 p.m., police said.

Witnesses said the man escaped in an older model white Subaru.

The vehicle was last seen southbound on Regal.

The man wore a teal bandanna over his face and a brown, hooded sweatshirt and jeans.

Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for tips that lead to an arrest. Anyone with information is asked to call 1-800-222-TIPS or submit tips online.

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