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Wednesday, December 11, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883

Sirens & Gavels

Police looking for man who robbed Spokane gas station

The man in the black coat robbed the Tesoro gas station at 228 S. Thor in Spokane on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015, Spokane police said in a news release. This photo was provided by police from a store camera. (Courtesy Spokane Police Department)
The man in the black coat robbed the Tesoro gas station at 228 S. Thor in Spokane on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015, Spokane police said in a news release. This photo was provided by police from a store camera. (Courtesy Spokane Police Department)

Spokane police are looking for the man who robbed a gas station in East Central Spokane early Tuesday morning.

The robber entered the Tesoro station at 228 S. Thor Street about 12:15 a.m. He was armed with a knife and demanded cash from the clerk, police said in news release. The clerk complied and the robber fled on foot.

The man was described as a skinny black male, about 5-feet-3-inches tall. He was wearing a black, hooded coat, according to a video surveillance picture.

Police ask that anyone with information on the robbery to call (509) 456-2233.



Jonathan Brunt
Jonathan Brunt joined The Spokesman-Review in 2004. He is the government editor. He previously was a reporter who covered Spokane City Hall, Spokane County government and public safety.

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