Spokane Police looking for man who threatened South Hill Rite Aid staff with gun

Spokane Police looking for man who threatened South Hill Rite Aid staff with gun
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Spokane Police are searching for a man wanted for second-degree felony assault after they say he brandished a gun in the face of Rite Aid loss prevention staff Wednesday evening.

The altercation occurred at the Rite Aid located in the Lincoln Heights Shopping Center on E. 29th Avenue shortly after 7:30 p.m.

According to SPD, Rite Aid loss prevention staff confronted the man in the store over merchandise they had seen in his pocket. The man then pulled a gun and made a death threat toward the staff before leaving the scene.

Rite Aid isn’t certain whether the objects in the man’s pockets were bought or stolen.

The man is described as a white male, between the ages of 20-30, standing 6′” tall with a thin build and blond hair. He was last seen running north of the shopping center wearing a dark-colored hoodie sweatshirt and dark-colored pants.

If you have any information on the incident, you’re asked to call Crime Check at (509) 456-2233.