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Police seek three in armed robberies

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 14, 2010

Three people were mugged in Spokane early Saturday, and police are looking for help identifying the culprits.

Two robberies occurred about 4 a.m. near Sprague Avenue and Washington Street, then at Riverside Avenue and Washington. Another occurred between 2 a.m. and 4 a.m. at 2200 W. Wellesley Ave.

According to police, three men in dark shirts reportedly confronted the victims with a handgun while demanding valuables.

One man was described as about 6 feet tall and 230 to 300 pounds. Another wore a dark T-shirt with “FBI” written on it. The men were seen in a white or light colored sedan.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (509) 327-5111 or (800) 222-TIPS, or submit tips online.

Tipsters do not have to give a name but should provide a code name or number.



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