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Valley coffee stand robbed at knife point

A man robbed a Spokane Valley coffee stand at knife point Saturday.

The man and a woman had been hanging around the Higher Ground Espresso, 7415 E Sprague Ave., before the man pulled a knife on the employee about 7 p.m., according to the Spokane Valley Police Department.

He ran north on Park Road with an undisclosed amount of cash. The woman ran in a different direction.

The man is described as white, about 6-foot-2, “very skinny,” with blue eyes wearing blue jeans and a Washington State University sweatshirt with the hood pulled up, said Sgt. Dave Reagan.

The woman is described as in her 40s, with dark hair and wearing a black sweater and blue jeans.

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

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