SPOKANE, Wash. — Spokane police have now made two arrests in connection with the robberies that took place on the night of Dec. 7 in downtown Spokane.
The first suspect was arrested on Dec. 8 and the other suspect was arrested on Tuesday. Both suspects are juvenile males charged with robbery, according to police.
Between 6 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 7, police responded to two separate armed robbery calls.
First armed robbery:
When: Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 6 p.m.
Where: Riverfront Park near the Howard Street Bridge
What we know: A pedestrian was approached by a group of individuals. Reportedly, one was armed with a handgun. The pedestrian was robbed of personal items, according to police.
Second armed robbery:
When: Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 6:30 p.m.
Where: 800 block of West Main Avenue
What we know: A second pedestrian was approached by two individuals. One of the individuals waved a knife and demanded the pedestrian's belongings. During the robbery, police said the victim suffered a non-life-threatening injury when the suspect swung the knife at the victim.
Police are still searching for the other suspects. If you have any information about either robbery, police are asking you to call Crime Check at 509-456-2233.
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