Zip Trip Store Clerk Stabbed, Robber on the Run - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Zip Trip Store Clerk Stabbed, Robber On The Run

SPOKANE, Wash. - A store clerk is in the hospital with a stab wound to the back and another man is on the run from police after a robbery at a Zip Trip on Illinois and Hogan in Spokane.

Police said it happened shortly after 9:00 p.m. Wednesday night. A man walked into the Zip Trip, grabbed an 18-pack of beer then walked out. The store clerk then chased after the thief and tackled the man. The thief then fought back and stabbed the clerk.

The clerk was taken to the hospital with a non-life threatening stab wound.

Police set up a perimeter and used a K-9 to search for the robber but were unable to find him.

They describe the man as a Native American, 5'5", medium build, and was last seen wearing a black short sleeve T-shirt with big white lettering on the front.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Check at 509-456-2233.

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