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Browne’s Addition store robbed at gunpoint

Thu., March 1, 2012, 10:39 a.m.

A convenience store in Browne’s Addition was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday night.

The robber fled the Sunset Grocery in the 1900 block of West Sunset Boulevard with an undisclosed amount of cash after displaying a handgun about 11:49 p.m., according to the Spokane Police Department.

The suspect is described as a black man, 20 to 22 years old, 5-foot-5 to 5-foot-7 and 150 to 160 pounds. He wore a black knit ski mask, dark hooded sweatshirt, black coat, dark loose pants and black and white athletic shoes. The gun is described as a black semi-automatic pistol.

A police dog tried to track the man but was unsuccessful.

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

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