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Man jailed on suspicion of vandalizing Spokane police cars and Knitting Factory

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 4, 2019

Spokane police said they found the front windshields on their vehicles parked outside the downtown precinct broken by rocks at about 11 p.m. Aug. 31, according to a news release. The Knitting Factory found one of its glass doors shattered by a rock at about 2:45 a.m. (Courtesy of Spokane Police Department)
Spokane police said they found the front windshields on their vehicles parked outside the downtown precinct broken by rocks at about 11 p.m. Aug. 31, according to a news release. The Knitting Factory found one of its glass doors shattered by a rock at about 2:45 a.m. (Courtesy of Spokane Police Department)

Cheney police arrested a 51-year-old man accused of breaking a glass door at the Knitting Factory and windows on two Spokane police vehicles downtown over the weekend.

Spokane police said they found the front windshields on their vehicles parked outside the downtown precinct broken by rocks at about 11 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 31, according to a news release. The Knitting Factory found one of its glass doors shattered by a rock at about 2:45 a.m.

Police identified Bobby Risenhooven, also known as Bobby Risenhoover, of Cheney, from security footage as the individual who through rocks in both incidences, according to a news release.

Risenhooven was booked into Spokane County Jail just before 6 p.m. on Tuesday, according to county records.

Risenhoover faces two counts of first-degree malicious mischief and one count of second-degree malicious mischief.

Spokane police are asking witnesses of the vandalism incidents or anyone with information to call crime check at (509) 456-2233.

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