Monique Cotton, Director of Communication and Public Information, 509.363.8285
Friday, December 12, 2014 at 4:03 p.m.
Spokane Police are looking to the public to help identify the suspect in a recent Robbery. The man, seen in the attached photos and video link, opened the car door of an SUV parked, in a parking lot in the 2100 block of N. Monroe, took an i-phone, and attempted to steal a purse off the front seat of the vehicle. A woman, who was sleeping in the back seat of the vehicle, tried to stop the suspect from stealing the purse and the suspect pulled out a knife. He then fled the scene on a bicycle with the victim’s phone. Anyone with information on this incident or the identity of the suspect is asked to call Crime Check at 509.456.2233.
Watch surveillance footage of the robbery.
On Sunday, December 7, 2014, at approximately 4:00 pm, Spokane Police responded to a report of a Robbery at the plasma center (2100 N. Monroe). The report indicated the owners of a gold SUV parked their vehicle in the parking lot of the plasma center and went in to donate plasma. They left their 23-year-old daughter sleeping in the back seat of the vehicle. The female indicated she woke up to a man (seen in the attached photos and video link) opening the door of the vehicle, grabbing her cell phone from the cup holder, and attempting to steal a purse off the front seat of the SUV.
The victim indicated she grabbed the purse to prevent it from being stolen, and the suspect grabbed her arm, pulled out a knife, and fled the location on a bicycle with her cell phone.
The suspect is described as a:
Anyone with information on this incident or the suspect’s identity is asked to call Crime Check at 509.456.2233.