Kennewick police are investigating an armed robbery at a convenience store late Monday.
A suspect walked into the Minit Mart, 1400 W. 27th Ave., at 10:30 p.m., and demanded money from the clerk, said Sgt. Ken Lattin.
The suspect was armed with a knife in its sheath on his belt, he said.
The man then left the store on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.
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No one was injured in the robbery.
The suspect was described as being about 5-foot-10, 220 pounds wearing a light colored baseball cap, mask, gray T-shift and black pants.
Anyone with information on the robbery can call Tri-Cities Crime Stoppers at 586-8477 or 1-800-222-8477. All calls are confidential.
Grant County deputy shoots man during call
A Grant County sheriff's deputy shot a man during a domestic violence call early Tuesday in rural Moses Lake, officials said.
Deputies were called at 3:30 a.m. to the 9300 block of Viewcrest Drive Southeast, about four miles south of Moses Lake, for a report about a physical domestic violence incident, sheriff's officials said.
Deputies encountered the man who was then shot.
The man was taken to Samaritan Hospital in Moses Lake and later transferred to a Spokane hospital, where he was in serious but stable condition.
Sheriff Tom Jones asked the Columbia Basin Investigative Team to investigate the officer-involved shooting.
As of Tuesday evening, investigators had finished serving a search warrant and collected evidence from the shooting scene, said Moses Lake police Capt. Dave Sands.
Several interviews also were completed and more are expected through the rest of the week.
No additional details about the shooting were released, but officials may release the names of the deputy and the suspect late today or Thursday, Sands said.
2 men arrested after Walla Walla break-in
Two men were arrested early Tuesday after reportedly breaking into a high school in Walla Walla.
Officers were called to DeSales High School around 12:20 a.m. for a report of loud noises around the school, said Walla Walla police Officer Tim Bennett.
One of the officers found a broken window in one of the buildings on the property and saw movement inside, he said.
Officers ordered the suspects out at gunpoint and took two men into the custody.
Bo J. Donnelly, 19, and Timothy Jacob D. Heikkenen, 18, both of Walla Walla, were arrested and booked into the Walla Walla County jail on suspicion of second-degree burglary and third-degree malicious mischief.
Donnelly also was found to be in possession of less than 40 grams of marijuana.
Damage to the school property was estimated at less than $250.
Kennewick police seek man who cut off camera
Kennewick police and Tri-Cities Crime Stoppers are trying to identify a man who removed a security camera from the outside of a business.
The suspect removed the camera outside Mail by the Mall, 8220 W. Gage Blvd., at 11:46 a.m. Sunday. He was seen approaching the camera with the knife, and then the camera was removed.
A picture of the man, apparently captured on surveillance video before the camera was taken down, was released Tuesday in a Crime Stoppers wanted bulletin.
Anyone who can identify the suspect is asked to call 586-8477 or go to www.tricities crimestoppers.org.
Tips also can be sent by text message by writing "Text TIP 411" plus the message to CRIMES (274637).
Tri-Cities Crime Stoppers pays a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information that results in a felony arrest. All calls are confidential.