SPD investigates robberies; Crimestoppers reward offered

Monique Cotton, Public Information & Communication Director, 509.363.8285

Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 2:30 p.m.

Spokane Police Major Crimes detectives are investigating eight robberies that have occurred in the City of Spokane within the past month. As part of this investigation, multiple detectives are assigned to work on these cases. Detectives are investigating a possible relationship between the incidents.

Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward for anyone providing information leading to an arrest in these incidents. Persons with information should call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 1.800.222.TIPS, or should forward the tip via their website. 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.

Information on each of the robberies is listed below.

Robbery Date Robbery Location Suspect Description Additional Information
6:37 a.m.
Mug Shots
1717 W. Garland
W/M in his late 20s, approximately 6’0” tall, with light colored hair and a “baby face” Implied he had a gun, however none was seen
6:42 p.m.
Jitterz Java
2135 W. Northwest Blvd.
W/M, age 25-29, approximately 5’ 10” tall, with blonde or red hair and a medium build Displayed a black handgun
7:54 p.m.
Jitterz Java
2135 W. Northwest Blvd.
W/M in his 20s, approximately 5’ 7” tall Displayed a black handgun
6:47 p.m.
Jitterz Java
2135 W. Northwest Blvd.
W/M in his 30s, approximately 5’ 10” tall, with a goatee Witness reported seeing something shiny in the suspect’s hand
7:39 p.m.
1710 N. Hamilton
W/M, age 20-25, approximately 5’ 7” tall, approximately 140 lbs., with a light build Displayed a handgun
5:20 p.m.
3321 W. Indian Trail
W/M in his late 20s, approximately 5’ 9” tall, with a long reddish/brown goatee and mustache No weapon seen
7:32 p.m.
6420 N. Nevada
W/M, approximately 6’0” tall Displayed a black handgun
8:06 p.m.
2503 W. Wellesley
W/M, in his 30s or 40s, approximately 5’ 6” tall, approximately 160 lbs. Displayed a black handgun

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