PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SPOKANE VALLEY POLICE DEPT: On Monday evening, April 22, 2013, at 8:30 p.m., Spokane Valley Sheriff's Deputies responded to the 8500 block of E. Sharp Road in Spokane Valley on a stabbing call.
The adult male victim told deputies that he was walking north on Vista Road approaching Broadway when he was confronted by an adult male. The suspect was a white male, wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt, approximately 5'11", 150 lbs and had a grayish brown beard. The victim estimated the age of the suspect in his early thirties.
The victim said the suspect demanded money. When the victim refused, he said the suspect struck him with some type of edged weapon. The victim placed his hands in the air to shield the attack and was cut on his left hand.
The victim threw his wallet on the ground telling the suspect to take it. The suspect took a $10.00 bill out of his wallet and ran northbound on Vista. The victim received nine stitches in his left hand from the assault.
Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward for anyone providing information leading an arrest in this incident. Persons with information should call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 1-800-222-TIPS, or should forward the tip via the Internet website www.crimestoppersinlandnorthwest.org
. Tipsters do not have to give their name to collect the cash reward.
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