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Deputies need help tracking down masked, knife-wielding robber

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SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. -

Deputies need your help tracking down a knife-wielding man after an armed robbery at a gas station.

The Spokane County Sheriff's Office says the robbery happened around 2:40 a.m. on July 29 at the Zip Trip on W. Hastings Rd. The clerk told deputies that a masked man walked in, showed him a knife, and demanded money and Swisher Sweet cigars.

Deputies say the clerk was not hurt, and the man was last seen running east of the gas station. The clerk describes the robber as a white male, in his late teens or early twenties, with brown hair, wearing a blue “skull print” mask covering his face. He was wearing a white and black “DC” shirt, black shorts and grey running shoes.

Detectives say witnesses saw no vehicle arriving or leaving at the time of the robbery.

Anyone with information regarding this incident or can help identify this suspect urged to call Major Crimes Detective Darin Staley at 509-477-3160 and reference report #278945.

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