Man Arrested After Downtown Robbery - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Man Arrested After Downtown Robbery

OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE FROM SPD: Just before 4:00pm on Dec. 17th Spokane Police responded to a report of an Armed Robbery at the 76 Station at 1428 W. 2nd Ave in downtown Spokane. A male entered the store wearing a very distinguishable zip-up hoodie sweatshirt, displayed a knife and demanded money. The male fled the store eastbound according to witnesses. A K-9 Unit tracked the suspect to an apartment building in the 100 block of south Adams.

Officers were able to narrow their search to a specific apartment, and when they knocked a female answered the door wearing the hooded sweatshirt the suspect had worn during the Robbery.  Officers found the suspect hiding in the apartment as well as other evidence. 

The male was identified as Zachariah T Puckett DOB 09-10-1982.  Puckett was booked into Spokane County Jail on two unrelated warrants, and 1st Degree Robbery. 

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