Armed robber steals cash, safe from store

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SCHWANA — A masked man reportedly robbed a Schwana store at gunpoint Monday morning and got away with cash and a safe.

The clerk at Outpost Grocery in Schwana called Grant County deputies about 6 a.m. stating she had been robbed by a male who was wearing a ski mask and brandishing a handgun. The assailant fled the business with an undisclosed amount of cash and a safe from inside the store.

The Hispanic suspect is described as 5 feet 9 inches tall with a thin build. There was no vehicle seen near the business and there were no reported injuries.

If you have any information about the incident contact the Grant County Sheriff’s Office at 509-762-1160 or email crimetips@grantcountywa.gov. Tipsters can remain anonymous.

— Staff report

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