Two Arrested In 'False Robbery' Of Zip Trip - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Two Arrested In 'False Robbery' Of Zip Trip

SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police Major Crimes detectives have determined that the reported armed robbery of the Zip Trip on Nine Mile Road early Tuesday morning was a "set up" by the suspect and the clerk. Both involved parties are now facing criminal charges.

There was no immediate word on the identities of the suspects or how it was determined that the reported robbery was a set up. Watch KHQ Local News at 5 and 6 for further details.  

Previously reported story

At about 2:20 on Tuesday morning a man reportedly robbed the Zip Trip at 4900 W. Nine Mile Road at gunpoint.

The suspect entered the store, held up a rifle, and demanded cash. He then ran westbound on Royal Drive with the cash register underneath his arm. Police called in a K-9 Unit and found the weapon and have leads as to where the suspect is.

Police thought the suspect was still in the area and blocked off Royal Drive. Police have not released a full description but police say the suspect was wearing a leopard-print shirt, white pants and a ruffled hat. Police tell us no one was injured in the confrontation.

 

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