March 11, 2014 in Idaho

Post Falls Police looking for payday loan robber

Man threatened clerk with gun, displayed knife Monday
From staff reports
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Post Falls Police say this man threatened a payday loan clerk with a gun and fled the business with an undisclosed amount of cash around 11 a.m. Monday, March 10, 2014.
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Post Falls police are looking for a man they say robbed a payday loan provider off East Mullan Avenue early Monday.

The robber, described as a white man in his 40s or 50s, weighing a little more than 200 pounds and standing about 6 feet tall, approached a clerk of the Cash n’ Go business located at 740 N. Cecil Road at 10:50 a.m. The man claimed to have a gun and demanded cash, according to a news release.

While the clerk was complying with the demand, the man showed a knife and cut telephone cords. Surveillance video captured the robber, who was clad in a dark blue hooded sweatshirt and gray gloves during the incident.

The man fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. A search of the area yielded no arrests.

Police ask anyone with information about the robbery to contact Post Falls Police at (208) 773-3517.

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