The McDonald Food Mart at Sprague and McDonald (across from our office) was robbed at gunpoint a few minutes ago. Police are already on scene. The robber is described as a white male with blond hair wearing a checkered jacket. It is not known what direction he left in. More when I have it.
1:06 p.m. update: Police are chasing a man seen heading east on Valleyway. Sheriff's Office is telling Barker High School to lock down.
1:07 p.m. update: Police have in custody a man at Broadway and Mamer who fits the description of the robber.
1:10 p.m. update: Officers are calling for a K9 search of the area for the gun.
1:21 p.m. update: K9 search underway, brief school lockdown over. Quick work by the Spokane Valley Police Department.