SPD searching for suspect from armed incident at Rite Aid on South Hill


SPOKANE, Wash. -A suspect is at large following an assault incident at a Rite Aid on the South Hill in Spokane Wednesday night.

This evening around 8 p.m., employees noticed a man acting strange inside the Rite Aid on 29th and Grand Blvd. Police say when they approached him, the man pulled out a gun and threatened to kill them.

No shots were fired, but the man fled the scene.

Police say the suspect is being sought after for assault charges. A K-9 unit was dispatched, but at this point officers say they are still attempting to locate the suspect.

The suspect is described as a white man about 6 feet tall with a thin build and blond hair. He was wearing a dark hoodie and dark pants, but police believe he's most likely already changed his clothes.

The investigation is ongoing. No one was injured in the incident.

Anyone who may have information on this situation is encouraged to call Crime Check at 509-456-2233.

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