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Armed Robbery At The Subway On Northwest Blvd.

PRESS RELEASE FROM SPOKANE POLICE: On Wednesday at 8:59 pm officers responded to 1103 W. Northwest Blvd. (Subway) reference an armed robbery.

Officers were advised that the suspect walked into the store with a gun and demanded money from the store employee. The suspect was described as a white male about 5'10 wearing all black. The suspect had a blue bandana and a black backpack. The suspect took an unknown amount of US currency from the store.

Watchful neighbors in the immediate area noticed two white males matching the description in all black with backpacks running to a residence near the 1900 hundred block of N. Jefferson. Responding units set up a perimeter around the listed location. K9 officers showed up and began a K9 track around the listed location.

Officer Kernkamp, Officer Madsen and Officer Ames were in the area near Northwest Blvd. and Mansfield. These officers's were alert and attentive and noticed two white male subjects matching the descriptions of the suspects walking north bound on Cedar from Knox. All three of these officers's made a tactical and safe approach towards the subjects and detained the two-males.

Both subjects were later identified as William Ellis and Eric Davidow, both of Spokane. Officers on scene determined probable cause existed to arrest both the males for First Degree Robbery, after locating U. S. currency and clothing.

Officers later located the firearm matching the description of the firearm used in the robbery nearby.

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