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Man accused of robbing teenager at gunpoint in Spokane Valley arrested

UPDATED: Fri., July 26, 2019

A man who allegedly fired a gun during the July 17 robbery of a teenager was arrested with the help of the Spokane County Sheriff’s SWAT Team on Friday.

Isaac A. Ott, 18, was found in a residence on the 1700 block of East Sanson Avenue in Spokane Valley and booked into county jail just before 12:30 p.m. on a first-degree robbery charge. Spokane Valley Police major crimes detectives and U.S. Marshals also assisted in the arrest.

Three others at the residence were arrested on unrelated active warrants, law enforcement said in a news release.

On Wednesday, police asked for help identifying two suspects in the robbery, which also involved Ott allegedly firing a gun.

The crime allegedly occurred when the teenage male victim was walking west on the 2200 block of East Eighth Avenue on July 17 at about 3:30 p.m. and two men in a light blue Honda CR-V reportedly called him over asking to borrow his cell phone.

When the victim gave him the cellphone, the passenger in the car, Ott, allegedly pulled out a small silver handgun, according to a Spokane County Sheriff’s Office news release. The passenger cocked the gun, causing a round to eject.

The driver sped off and the passenger fired the gun, the release said. The driver was reportedly a light-skinned male with acne or sores on his face and arms.

Ott pleaded guilty to residential burglary in 2017, when he was 16, and served nine months in juvenile detention. He was arrested earlier that year for an unrelated firearm violation. He served 120 days in jail after pleading guilty to a drug charge in 2018.

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