Deputies say robbery victims likely knew suspects

Deputies say robbery victims likely knew suspects

Early Thursday morning, Spokane Valley Deputies responded to a robbery at a home in the 10900 block of east 17th Avenue.

A man and a woman had called in the crime. They told deputies that they heard a knock on their door this morning and then, about twenty minutes later knocked again.

“When they went up to the door anywhere from two to four suspects wearing masks and hoodies and so on began assaulting them,” said Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputy Mark Gregory.

The robbers made their way into the home, tied up the two injured victims who and then ransacked the home, taking several items from inside and then stealing the victims’ car.

The vehicle is a black 1995 Toyota Camry with Washington plate BIZ5979. If you see the car you’re asked to call 911.

Deputies say the two victims were able to break free from the restraints and contact law enforcement.They were taken to a hospital for their injuries but are expected to be fine.

Detectives say initial info suggests this is not a random act of violence.

“Right now the initial information is that the victims possibly knew the suspects and may be able to help identify them,” Gregory said.

If you know anything about the crime that you can share with detectives call 509-477-3125.

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