Empty cash register found blocks from burgled business - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Empty cash register found blocks from burgled business


















(Karen Goldberg moved to Spokane from Los Angeles 5 years ago
to get away from crime. Her business has been hit by thieves three
times since)


SPOKANE, Wash. - A woman who moved to Spokane from Los Angeles to get away from crime was hit by thieves for the third time in five years overnight Monday.

Karen Goldberg, the owner of the 'The Plant Wizard' store on Grand, said police woke her up at home Tuesday morning to tell her that her business had been burglarized.

A burglar had thrown a rock through the front window of the store before stealing the cash register which was found empty a few blocks away.

Spokane Police fingerprinted the register and a police spokesperson said detectives will look into whether this burglary is connected to others in the area.

The Plant Wizard was robbed two years ago and has been hit by burglars on one other occasion.

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