Beer burglars smash down Valley store door

FRIDAY, JULY 17, 2009, 12:39 P.M.

Two men smashed through the door of a Spokane convenience store today, stealing beer and cigarettes and leaving blood on the broken glass and floor.

Spokane Valley police found packs of Marlboro cigarettes scattered outside the Tesoro gas station at 14704 E. Sprague about 12:38 a.m. after responding to an alarm.

Surveillance video shows two white men in their early 20s smashing the glass with a rock and grabbing beer and cigarettes, police said.

The first man is described as 6-feet tall and 160 pounds with short brown hair, according to police. He wore a green shirt with white stars and dark-colored shorts.

The second man is about 5-foot-8 and 160 pounds. He had black hair and a goatee and wore green plaid shorts, black shoes and a gray baseball cap.

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