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Police identify suspect in Papa John's robbery

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SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Major Crimes detectives are searching for 24-year-old Justin Ellery in connection with the robbery of a Spokane Papa John's in late September.

Police say Ellery walked into the Papa John's in the 900 block of W. Indiana on September 28, threatened an employee saying he may have a weapon and was able to get away with an undisclosed amount of money.

If you have any information on where Ellery may be, you are asked to call Crimestoppers at 327-5111.

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Papa John's Pizzeria robbed

Spokane police say the Papa Johns Pizzeria at Monroe and Indiana was robbed at 10:30 Monday night. 

A male suspect reportedly walked into the store and handed the female employee a note indicating he had a gun, but didn't display a weapon. He then made off with a unknown amount of money.

The suspect is described as a darker skinned white male or possibly native American.  He appeared to be in his mid 20s, 5'7'' with a thin build and no facial hair. He was wearing a gray sweat shirt with a darker colored hood and black pants.

Police used the K-9 unit to track him but were unable to locate the suspect.  He was last seen running southbound from the business.

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