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Safeway Grocery Store And Gas Station Robbed On North Market Street

The Safeway grocery store on the 3900 block of North Market Street was robbed Saturday morning.  It happened around 11:40.    Police say Jeffrey LeBlanc filled his shopping cart with liquor and tried to walk out the store. He was stopped by a clerk.  According to police, LeBlanc attacked the clerk, hitting him on the head with a liquor bottle.  
LeBlanc tried to leave the scene but was stopped by people in the area.   Leblanc then pulled out a knife and  fled the scene. He only made it across the parking lot before he was detained by officers. He is being charged with first degree robbery and is now behind bars at the Spokane County jail.

UPDATE:

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Police are looking for two men they say robbed a Safeway gas station early this morning.

It happened on the 3900 block of North Market Street. Officers say the call came just before 7.

Two men, both armed with handguns led two employees back into the convenience store portion of the gas station where they demanded money. The suspects got away with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Police say the two men left the store on foot heading back towards the Safeway grocery store. No one is in custody at this time.

The suspects are described as two black men, about 6 foot tall. They both had medium to thin builds. Both wore black hoodie sweatshirts. No one was injured during the robbery.

If you have any information call Crime Check at 456-2233.

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