Ofc. Kyle Yrigollen
Friday, July 31, 2020 at 9:17 a.m.
UPDATE: 2 more Armed Robberies committed today by same suspects as yesterdays Armed Robbery
Firday, July 31st at approx. 10:30am, two males entered a mobile phone store located on the 3000 block of Crestline. One of them approached a store employee, said he had a broken phone and needed a new one. The employee showed the man a new phone as the man lifted up his shirt, displayed a gun and demanded all the phones in the store. Before the employee could comply, the man grabbed the phone from the employee and the two fled the store with only one phone. Fortunately, the employee was not hurt
A short time later – 11:53am – at another mobile phone store on the 12,000 block of East Sprague, two males again committed an armed robbery. One man held a store employee at gunpoint, while the other grabbed items from the store. The employee was not harmed and the suspects fled the store with an armful of phones.
Survelience photos and video of the suspects in all 3 Armed Robberies match and police believe the robberies are were committed by the same pair.
SPD is asking the public’s help in identifying the suspects. If you have any information call Crime Check at 456-2233. Do not approach the suspects, they are considered armed and dangerous. If you see them call 911 immediately. Additional photos and video attached.
Spokane Police respond to an Armed Robbery at a North Division Business after an employee was held at gunpoint by two men.
July 30th, 2020 just after 11:20am, two men entered into a business in the 5900 block of North Division St. One of the men was armed with a handgun and held a store employee at gunpoint during the robbery. The subjects stole two cell phones before fleeing the store. The store employee immediately placed a call to 911 and was not injured.
Police officers responded to the scene and conducted an investigation, gathering evidence and video surveillance, see attached suspect photos. Both male subjects are described as being in their late 30’s to early 40’s. The male with the gun was described as a black male, medium build, with neck and face tattoos. The other male involved was described as a shorter white male with either blonde or red hair. They were last seen going North bound on Division St.
If these subjects are seen, please do not contact them and immediately call 911. If you have information on these suspects or this investigation please call Crime Check at 456-2233.
Officer John O'Brien