June 4, 2009 in City

Sheriff’s Office: Robbers stole prescriptions in home invasion

By The Spokesman-Review
 
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A woman was robbed in her home at gunpoint Wednesday night, and detectives are asking for help solving the crime.

Two men armed with possible shotguns stole six prescription medications, including OxyContin, Hydrocodone and Xanax, from the woman about 10:20 p.m. in the 22100 block of East Wellesley, according to the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office.

The 43-year-old victim had a prescription for each of the drugs and handed them over along with her purse with cash, credit cards and ID, the sheriff’s office said.

The robbers were seen fleeing to the northeast.

One suspect is described as a white man about 5-foot-7, 150 to 160 pounds and wearing dark clothing with a dark bandanna over his face and a dark hooded sweatshirt.

The second suspect is described as a white man, 6 feet tall and 180 to 190 pounds. He wore dark clothing, a dark bandanna over his face and a dark ski cap or beanie, the sheriff’s office said.

No shots were fired and no was injured, the sheriff’s office said.

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


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