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Local Deputies: Who Is This Thief?

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OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SPOKANE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE: On Wednesday, May 2nd, Spokane Valley Deputies responded to a robbery at Safeway located near the 14000 block of East Sprague in Spokane Valley. The suspect entered the business and contacted an employee working at the customer service counter. The employee described the suspect as a white male, in his 30's, short hair with a medium build. 
 
The suspect placed a backpack on the table and ordered the employee to fill the bag with money. The employee was under the impression the suspect had some type of weapon inside the bag. 
 
The suspect fled the business. A short time later detectives located his discarded clothing. Major Crimes Detectives traced the clothing items and located a video of a possible suspect. The attached pictures are believed to be of the suspect before the robbery. 
 
On Monday, May 7th, Spokane Police responded to a similar robbery at a Shadle ParkNeighborhood Safeway at 2:30pm. Safeway employees were confident the suspect matched the previous robbery suspect descriptions.  The white male fled the area and police were unable to locate him. 
 
Persons with information regarding this robbery should call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 1-800-222-TIPS, or should forward the tip via the Internet websitewww.crimestoppersinlandnorthwest.org
 
Tipsters do not have to give their name to collect the cash reward.
 
Crime Stoppers of the Inland Northwest is a civilian organization that promotes public safety by paying cash rewards for information that solves crimes. It is not affiliated with law enforcement.

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