Lewiston Police Apprehend Armed Robbery Suspect - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Lewiston Police Apprehend Armed Robbery Suspect

LEWISTON TRIBUNE: Police shot and wounded a man who allegedly attempted to rob a downtown Lewiston bank Thursday morning.

Shots rang out as police closed in on the suspect near the pond on the Levee Bypass. Medics were called to the scene, and the suspect was transported to St. Joseph Regional Medical Center.

The middle-aged man, who has yet to be identified, was found walking on the 600 block of the Levee Bypass within minutes of the robbery.

Lewiston Police Capt. Tom Greene said the alleged robber pointed a handgun at officers when he was approached, prompting officers to shoot. Two Lewiston Police officers and a Nez Perce County sheriff's deputy were involved in the shooting.

No police officers were injured in the confrontation. The man is undergoing surgery at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, and Greene said his condition was not known.

The man made off with a fair amount of cash in a duffel bag during the holdup before fleeing toward the levee on foot, police said.

He did point the weapon at the teller, Greene said Thursday afternoon.

The robbery remains under investigation. Idaho State Police troopers are investigating the shooting.

Lewiston Police towed away an older-model white Plymouth Acclaim parked directly in front of the U.S. Bank branch in the 800 block of Main Street as part of their investigation.

The man reportedly walked into the bank and displayed a firearm shortly before 10 a.m. The bank is taped off and both of its entrances are closed as police continue their investigation.

Visit lmtribune.com or see Friday's Lewiston Tribune for updates on this developing story.

 

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