Two Victims Injured During Residential Robbery
Spokane Valley Major Crimes Detectives are investigating a robbery at a residence in Spokane Valley. Both adult victims were assaulted and sustained non-life-threatening injuries. Initial information suggests the victims are known to the suspect(s) and investigators believe this is not a random crime.
** Detectives are asking for the public’s help locating the victim’s black 1995 Toyota Camry, 4-door, bearing Washington license plates BIZ5979, believed to have been stolen by the suspects. If you see this vehicle or know of its location, you are asked to call 911. **
This morning at approximately 6:45 a.m., Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a reported robbery at a residence located in the 10900 block of E. 17th Ave. in Spokane Valley.
Deputies were told the victims, an adult male and adult female, heard a knock on their front door. Approximately 20 minutes later, someone was at the front door again. When they answered the door, up to four suspects wearing masks and hoodies began assaulting them. They were tied up by the suspects after the assault. The suspects ransacked the house and stole several items before leaving. The victim’s Toyota Camry is also believed to have been stolen by the suspects.
Both victims were transported to the hospital for additional treatment for head and body injuries from being struck during the assault.
From statements made by the victims, Investigators believe the victims are known to the suspects and this was not a random act of violence.
Anyone with information regarding this robbery or observed any suspicious activity in the area early this morning (4:00am – 6:45am), is urged to call Major Crimes Detective Scott Bonney at 509-477-3125, reference #10160245.