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Thursday, November 21, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Police searching for man who tried to rob Jo-Ann Fabrics

Police are looking for a man who tried to rob the Jo-Ann Fabrics store at 2801 E. 29th Ave. Thursday afternoon.

Police were called to the store around 1:50 p.m. Thursday. An employee told police that a man handed a cashier a note demanding money, but then took the note back and ran out of the business. He was last seen running westbound, according to police.

The man is described as a white male about 5’ 6” inches tall with an average build. He was wearing a dark puffy jacket, blue jeans, an orange backpack and a light colored scarf covering his face.

Anyone with information on the attempted robbery is asked to call Crime Check at (509) 456-2233.

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