By: Paul Goldberg, Staff Writer

SPOKANE, WA — Spokane Police Robbery & Homicide detectives are investigating the knife-wielding robbery that took place Sunday evening at a popular adult store in North Spokane.

Police responded to the armed robbery call just before 8:00 p.m at the “Hollywood Erotic Boutique” located at 9611 E Sprague Ave.  According to officers on scene, the male suspect entered the store, displayed a knife and yelled at the clerk for money from the cash register.

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After the clerk handed him the cash, suspect then fled on foot and is believed to have left the scene in a late ’90’s model white Ford Ranger or similar type vehicle.  Thankfully the employee was not injured.

Officers arrived at the store within minutes of the call and set up a perimeter for a K9 track. However after some time, police were unable to locate the suspect and called out the tactical alert.

The suspect is described as a white male in his 30s, approximately six feet tall with medium build. He was last seen wearing a black hooded jacket, camo face mask, blue jeans and brown boots.

Anyone with information on this case are asked to call The Spokane Police Department at 509-625-4100 or Crime Check at 509-456-2233.

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