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REWARD OFFERED: 2 Suspects Pull Gun On Woman After She Confronts Them Inside Her Car

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PRESS RELEASE FROM SPOKANE VALLEY POLICE DEPARTMENT
Reward Offered For Morning Robbery


This morning, January 2nd, 2014, Spokane Valley Sheriff's Deputies responded to the 500 block of South Farr Road on a robbery call. The 64-year-old female victim said she went out to her vehicle to drive to work and found two male suspects sitting inside her 1999 Suzuki SUV. When she confronted them, one of the suspects pointed a firearm at her and told her to lie on the ground. The victim complied and the suspects ran in an unknown direction. A Sheriff's Office K9 unit searched the area and was not able to locate the suspects. The victim told deputies a GPS was stolen from her vehicle.

Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward for anyone providing information leading to 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.

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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SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Around 6am Thursday morning police responded to an apartment complex at 515 S. Farr in Spokane Valley where two suspects pulled a handgun on 64-year-old woman while trying to steal her car.

Deputy Craig Chamberlin said the woman went out to her vehicle and saw two men in hoodies inside her car. When she confronted them, one of the suspects pulled a hand gun on her and told her to get on the ground. The woman followed their instructions and after she was on the ground the suspects took off in an unknown direction.

Police arrived on scene with a K9 unit and tried to track the suspects but were unsuccessful in their search. The woman was unable to get any sort of description of the suspects. All she knows for sure is that they were two males wearing hoodies.

The suspects were trying to steal a Suzuki GV 4-door. All they stole from inside the vehicle was a GPS unit.

Police do not recommend anyone confront suspected car thieves but rather call police. Anyone with information on this incident should call police immediately.
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