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FIRST ON KHQ.COM: Man Hog Tied By Masked Gunmen In Spokane Valley

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SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash - Shortly before 11 a.m. Monday, neighbors on E. Heroy in Spokane Valley called 911 to report their neighbor had been hog tied by masked gunmen in a home robbery.
 
The man was tied with wire at the wrists and ankles and hopped out into the street after the two suspects took off in his stolen car. Neighbors helped cut him free as Spokane Valley Police and Spokane County Sheriff's investigators arrived on scene to speak with the victim, who was not physically hurt.
 
Right now police are on the hunt for the suspects and the stolen truck, described as a 1997 Ford F-350, black with silver stripes, with Washington license plate B40063U. The suspects were wearing black masks and one of them had a gun.

One man was described as around 6' tall with a skinny build, who was wearing a dark blue jacket. The second suspect is described as a shorter man wearing a plaid jacket.
 
Police say it's likely the suspects somehow knew the victim but they're looking into every possibility at this point.

If you know anything that can help authorities call Crime Check at 509-456-2233.

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Spokane Valley Sheriff's deputies responded to the 13800 block of East Heroy in the Spokane Valley just before 11 a.m. this morning for a report of a possible robbery. 
 
The 59-year-old male victim told deputies as he entered his unattached garage, he was confronted by two masked suspects. One of the suspects was armed with a black pistol and the victim was tied up during the incident. After the suspects left, the uninjured victim yelled for help and was assisted by a neighbor.
 
The suspects stole some of the victim's coins and his black, 1997 Ford F350 pickup with a silver stripe and Washington license plates B40063U.
 
One suspect was described as approximately 6'00" tall, wearing a black or dark colored jacket with white on it and dark colored pants or jeans.

The second suspect was described as approximately 5'09" tall, wearing a red plaid type jacket and dark pants or jeans. Both of the suspects were believed to have worn dark colored gloves.
 
Anyone with information about this incident or the location of the stolen vehicle is urged to call 911. Do not attempt to contact the possible suspects who may still be armed.
 
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