September 24, 2013 in City

Police looking for convenience store robber caught on tape

From staff reports
 
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The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office said this man, caught on security cameras, demanded cash from a Spokane Valley 7-11 store clerk on Sept. 7, 2013. The robber fled the store near Centennial Middle School on foot and attempts to track him using a K9 unit were unsuccessful, the Sheriff’s Office said.
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The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help identifying a man who robbed a Spokane Valley convenience store earlier this month.

Surveillance cameras at the 7-11 located at the intersection of Broadway Avenue and North Park Road captured a man entering the store and immediately pointing a handgun at the clerk around 5 a.m. on Sept. 7.

The man, clad in a gray hooded sweatshirt and a black nylon mask, fled the store with an undisclosed amount of cash after about 30 seconds. Attempts to track the robber using a K9 unit were unsuccessful, the Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.

Those with information about the robbery are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS or submit a tip online at crimestoppersinlandnorthwest.org. A cash reward is being offered for tips leading to an arrest.


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