Spokane Valley Police Department Press Release:
This morning, September 26th, 2013, at 12:45 a.m., Spokane Valley Sheriff's Deputies responded to a robbery at Zip Trip located at 1403 N. Mullan in Spokane Valley. Deputy Clay Hilton contacted the employee who told him she was in the back office when she heard the door buzzer go off. She walked out of the office to find a male subject in his twenties or thirties, wearing a solid black "kerchief" over his face and dark colored sunglasses. He was wearing a red hoodie sweatshirt with white writing on the front and a black pair of jogging pants. She also said he was holding a black handgun in his right hand.
The suspect demanded money and took an undisclosed amount of U.S. currency from the cash register. The suspect then fled the scene and a K9 track was unsuccessful.
Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward for anyone providing information leading to an arrest in this incident. Persons with information should call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 1-800-222-TIPS, or should forward the tip via the Internet website www.crimestoppersinlandnorthwest.org. 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.