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REWARD: Burglars Break In While 16-Year-Old Sisters Home

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SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Two sixteen-year-old sisters were home on Wednesday around 4pm when two men broke into the back door of their home. The girls were home alone when they heard knocking on their back door and chose not to answer it because they weren't expecting any company. A few moments later, the sisters said the knocking turned to thumping followed by the door being forced open.

Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the residence in the area of 7500 N. Altamont immediately but were not able to locate the two suspects.

The sisters told deputies that when they heard the door being forced open, they walked into the kitchen and saw the two adult male subjects inside their house. The estimate that both men were in their thirties. The shorter of the two suspects ran out the back door. He was wearing a red tank top and black shorts. The other suspect was about 6 feet tall with a thin build and had “bad teeth." This suspect was very apologetic telling the sisters he was sorry multiple times.

The sisters said the taller suspect was wearing a short brimmed “snap cap,” a white tank top and black shorts.  Both suspects fled southbound on Altamont on bicycles.

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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