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UPDATE: Man Who Robbed The Shadle Walmart Crashes While Trying To Get Away

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SPOKANE, Wash. -

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Spokane Police Department Press Release:

Spokane Police arrested two people after one pointed a gun at an employee at a Shadle Wal-Mart, the suspects fled from responding officers and were stopped with a PIT maneuver. 34 year old Jennifer Myers and 32 year-old Trevor Myers were booked for 1stRobbery among other charges.

On 07-01-13 around midnight, Spokane Police officers responded to an armed robbery of the Shadle Wal-Mart, 2301 W. Wellesley. An employee confronted a female who had activated a security alarm while leaving the business. When the employee contacted the female, a male who was accompanying the suspect, pointed a handgun at the Wal-Mart employee. The two suspects fled. Employees gave police a good description of the suspects, suspect vehicle description, direction of travel and a partial license plate.

An officer quickly located the suspect vehicle at Ash/NW Blvd stopped at a red light. When the officer stopped behind the vehicle, the vehicle drove through the red light at a high rate of speed in an attempt to elude the police officer. The officer used a PIT maneuver (Pursuit Intervention Technique) designed to stop a pursuit on the suspect vehicle. The vehicle was stopped at 17th/Walnut where the two suspects were taken into custody.

Previous Coverage: 

KHQ.COM - A man was taken into custody early Monday morning after police say he robbed the Walmart store at Shadle Center. After the robbery, the suspect, identified as 32-years-old Trevor Myers, led officers on a car chase. Police finally caught up with him near 15th & Cedar after he crashed into a power pole. Myers was treated for minor injuries and booked into the Spokane County jail.

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