SPOKANE, Wash.--Spokane police detectives began investigating two armed robberies that happened on Monday.
The first of the robberies happened just after 10 a.m. at a Subway near S. Freya Street and E. Sprague Avenue. Police said a man entered the store, showed a gun and demanded money from a cashier. Police said the suspect left on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect was described as white or Hispanic male with a dark complexion, approximately 5’7”, between 20 and 30-years-old, medium build, and wearing a light-grey hooded sweatshirt and dark shoes.
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Police said the second robbery occurred just after 8 p.m. at the Taco Time near S. Washington Street and W. Third Avenue. Police said a man showed a gun, demanded money and fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. This suspect was described as a white male, approximately 5’5” to 5’7”, wearing a hooded sweatshirt, jeans and dark colored shoes.
Detectives were working to determine if the two incidents were related.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Check at (509) 456-2233.