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Police arrest suspect in Coeur d’Alene grocery robbery

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 7:23 a.m.

This man robbed Jordan’s Grocery in Coeur d’Alene about 9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. Police believe the robber is Christopher N. Guinasso, 20. (Courtesy of Coeur d’Alene Police Department)
This man robbed Jordan’s Grocery in Coeur d’Alene about 9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. Police believe the robber is Christopher N. Guinasso, 20. (Courtesy of Coeur d’Alene Police Department)

Coeur d’Alene police have arrested a man they believe robbed Jordan’s Grocery on Wednesday.

Christopher N. Guinasso, 20, was booked into the Kootenai County Jail on a robbery charge.

Police said in a news release that tips from the public responding to pictures of the robber from security cameras helped them link Guinasso to the crime.

A man walked into Jordan’s Grocery, 1036 N. 15th St., about 9 p.m. Wednesday and demanded money while pointing a handgun, Coeur d’Alene police said.

A clerk turned over an undisclosed amount of money from the cash register, and the robber left the area on foot, police said.