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Robbers bust into Spokane Valley home, threaten man and woman’s life and shoot the floor

Spokane Valley Major Crimes Detectives are investigating a reported attempted robbery at a Spokane Valley residence. During the incident, two men threatened a man and woman’s life, as one suspect fired a shot into the floor.

Wednesday around 12:50 p.m., Spokane Valley deputies responded to the report of an attempted robbery at a residence in the 900 block of South Nina Circle.

The victims, a woman and a man, stated two men wearing masks knocked on their door. The suspects asked if a neighboring home was for rent. When the woman was distracted, the suspects pushed her down and entered the residence. They confronted the man while one of the suspects kept the female on the floor.

One suspect showed his handgun as he claimed the victims knew what they wanted and then demanded thousands of dollars. The victims insisted they didn’t have that kind of money and the unarmed suspects punched the male victim in the face. The armed suspect fired a shot into the floor and both threatened the victims’ lives.

The woman yelled that the suspects had the wrong house and insisted they were looking for someone else. The suspects fled the area in a white SUV, which was last seen northbound on Dishman Road.

The suspects were described as white men 25 to 35 years old. One suspect was tall with a stocky build, approximately 6’ or 6’2” and 280 pounds. The other was shorter with a medium build, estimated at 5’10” to 6’ and about 180 pounds.

Detectives ask anyone with information about this incident to call Crime Check at (509) 456-2233, reference number 10137443.

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