Police arrest third suspect in check cashing store robbery - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Police arrest third suspect in check cashing store robbery

SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police have arrested a third suspect in the Monday afternoon robbery of the Check into Cash Payday Loan Center in the 500 block of east Francis.

Spokane Police say around 4:15 p.m., a white male in his mid 20s, wearing a blue and white striped shirt, a blue baseball cap and sunglasses displayed a handgun before running from the store with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Around 5 p.m. police took a shirtless male into custody after he ran from police in the area, police say he is a suspect in the robbery. Another suspect was also taken into custody around that time. Police say one of the suspects received minor wounds after coming into contact with a police K-9 unit.

Police recovered the handgun they believe was used in the robbery and a bag of money at the Rock Creek Apartments on Nevada.

The third suspect was arrested Tuesday afternoon.

Spokane Police Major Crimes Detectives are taking over the case and will be questioning the two suspects.

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