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Bank robbery suspect arrested

SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Less than 24 hours after he fled in a car with personalized license plates “PC,” Christopher Cook was arrested for robbing the AmericanWest Bank at 15606 E. Sprague.

Bank employees told officers that Cook entered the branch about 2:10 p.m. Thursday and demanded cash from a teller.  He then ran southbound from the bank to a black Suzuki registered to his mother.

Witnesses were able to see and remember the notable license plate before he drove away eastbound.

Officers were unable to find the car Thursday evening, but at about 10:30 a.m. Friday, Spokane Valley property crimes detectives located the car in the area of 29th and Ray.

They stopped the Suzuki and arrested Cook without incident. He was taken to the Spokane County Jail and booked on a felony count of First-Degree Robbery.

- Spokane Valley Police Department

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