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Suspect admits to Coeur d'Alene Robbery: 'I'm just an addict that needs help'

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Brian Lindsey admitted to KHQ's Gabe Cohen from jail on Tuesday that he robbed the Walgreen's in Coeur d'Alene on Sunday Brian Lindsey admitted to KHQ's Gabe Cohen from jail on Tuesday that he robbed the Walgreen's in Coeur d'Alene on Sunday
Brian Lindsey's mugshot (PHOTO: Kootenai County Sheriff's Office) Brian Lindsey's mugshot (PHOTO: Kootenai County Sheriff's Office)
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Coeur d'Alene Police say 26-year-old Brian James Lindsey of Spokane is now a suspect in robberies in Washington, Idaho, Montana and North Dakota. A joint investigation between the Spokane County Sheriff's Office and North Idaho Violent Crimes Task Force is underway, and the Coeur d'Alene Police Department says they expect to charge Lindsey with additional counts of robbery, including one that took place at Shopko on December 4, 2014. 

Brian Lindsey spoke with KHQ's Gabe Cohen from the Kootenai County Jail on Tuesday, and Lindsey admitted to robbing the Walgreen's on January 4. 

"I'm just an addict who needs help," Lindsey said. 

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