Armed Robbery In Spokane Valley - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

UPDATE: Chas Clinic Armed Robbery In Spokane Valley; Suspect On The Loose

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KHQ.COM - On Monday law enforcement officers responded to an armed robbery at the Chas Clinic at 10th & Pines in Spokane Valley. The suspect, who had a gun, is described to be in his early 20's with short brown hair and was wearing a surgical mask. The suspect got away from an unknown amount of narcotics.

A K-9 unit tracked the suspect but ultimately lost the scent.

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SPOKANE VALLEY POLICE DEPT:

On Monday, June 17, 2013, at about 10:00 a.m., Spokane Valley Sheriff's Deputies responded to a robbery call at the Chas Clinic at 10th and Pines in Spokane Valley. Employees said a white male suspect, in his twenties, wearing a hoodie entered the facility. The suspect asked for a surgical mask then approached staff at the pharmacy window.

The suspect provided pharmacy staff a note requesting narcotics and brandished a firearm.  The suspect was given an unknown amount of narcotics prior to fleeing the scene. Nobody was injured.

A Sheriff's Office K9 unit, as well as several Valley Deputies, responded within minutes and had a successful track for a short distance. It is believed the suspect fled the scene in a vehicle a short distance from the facility.

Crime Stoppers of the Inland Northwest and RxPatrol are offering a cash reward of UP to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the suspect(s) believed to be responsible for this robbery.

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. 

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.

RxPatrol is a collaborative effort between industry, pharmacists and law enforcement to collect, collate, analyze and disseminate information for pharmacy theft.

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