PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SPOKANE VALLEY POLICE DEPT: On Monday night, May 27, 2013, at 10:00 p.m., Spokane Valley Sheriff's Deputies responded to a robbery at Puffin Glass Studios located at 12023 E. Sprague Avenue. The employee told deputies he was counting money when two, hooded male suspects entered the rear door of the business.
The employee described the first suspect as possibly hispanic, wearing a purple beanie and a white hoodie. He said the suspect was about 6' and weighed between 180-210 pounds. The employee said the second suspect was about the same size, but believed he may have been a white male. He said the second suspect was wearing a green or grey hoodie. Both suspects had the hoodies over their head.
After the suspects took money from the cash register, they bound the employee in the rear of the business prior to leaving. It appears from surveillance video both suspects were possibly wearing gloves.
Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward to anyone providing information leading to an arrest for this robbery, or any of the other 10 robberies that have been committed in our area over the past two weeks.
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.
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