SPOKANE, Wash. — Spokane Police arrested a robbery suspect after he allegedly stole food this morning from a South Hill 7/11. 

They captured the suspect after a K-9 search, police also received multiple tips from concerned citizens this morning, according to Spokane police officer Terry Preuninger. 

Police say the suspect entered a 7/11 near 30th and Regal at 5:30 this morning, and took food items without paying for them. When the clerk tried to stop the suspect, he threatened the clerk with a handgun, and left the store. 

Spokane police asked people to avoid the area. 

If you have any information on this incident, please call crime check at 509- 446-2233.