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Robber hits Quality Inn

Robbery suspect description: White male, approximately 5'10", approximately 190 pounds, blue or green eyes, wearing a green winter coat with a hood, a light colored scarf over his nose and mouth, black pants, and wearing a large white glove on his left hand

At about 10 p.m. Monday, Coeur d’Alene police officers responded to the Quality Inn, 280 W Appleway, for a robbery that had just occurred. Officers made contact at the hotel with the female clerk. The clerk stated she was working inside the hotel when the suspect made entry. The suspect walked to the front desk and demanded cash. The suspect held a knife to his side. The male left the hotel on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. A Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office K9 responded to the scene and attempted to track the suspect. At this time the incident is still under investigation. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Coeur d’Alene Police Department at 208-769-2320 or email the tip line at

D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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