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Police searching for man who robbed Post Falls grocery store

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POST FALLS, Idaho -

Detectives are trying to track down a man who they say robbed a grocery store Sunday night, and he may also be responsible for an attempted robbery nearly nine hours later.

Post Falls police officers say the robbery happened around 9 p.m. Sunday at Frontier Grocery. Witnesses say a man walked in, demanded money from the cashier, then ran off with some cash only seconds later. He did not mention anything about a weapon during the robbery, and got away without getting caught.

Detectives say they're searching for a man who is between 5'2" and 5'4" with a slender build and bright blue eyes. Witnesses say he was wearing a red hooded sweatshirt with the hood up and a half white mask to cover his face.

Officers with the Coeur d'Alene Police Department say that suspect matches the description of a man who tried to rob a Cenex Zip Trip in Coeur d'Alene early Monday morning. They have not said whether the two crimes are officially connected.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Post Falls Police Department at 208-773-3517.

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