300 pound armed robber targets South Hill Pizza Pipeline - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

300 pound armed robber targets South Hill Pizza Pipeline

SPOKANE, Wash.- Just before 1am Monday morning Spokane Sheriff's Deputies say the Pizza Pipeline in the 2700 block of east 57th was robbed by an armed gunman. Deputies report the gunman entered through an employee door when a driver left for a delivery.  

According to Deputy Ken Salas, the gunman never pointed the gun at any employees, but did pull up his shirt to show a gun tucked into his pants pocket. He demanded money from the employee, then forced that employee into a bathroom and locked him in using a cart. The gunman then took off with a green vinyl moneybag.  

The suspect is described as a white male and is thought to weight about 300 lbs. He was last seen wearing a dark blue hooded sweatshirt and had a bandana covering his face. He was also wearing gloves. A K9 tracking unit was called in to help look for the suspect, but Deputy Salas says the suspect had a big head start because the employee spent about 6 minutes breaking out of the bathroom before he could call police.  

The case will now be turned over the detectives, but if you have any information, you're being asked to call Crime Check at 509-456-2233.

 

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