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Robber to victim: Sorry to mess with you

| June 24, 2010 10:22 AM

COEUR d’ALENE — A 53-year old man reported he was robbed while he was

walking on Fourth Street this morning.

At least one of the robbers appeared to show some remorse.

"Sorry I have to mess with you," one suspect said before pushing the

victim backward. "I want your stuff.”

The victim told Coeur d’Alene police officers he was walking

southbound along Fourth street around 4:20 a.m. when a 1970s or 1980s tan four-door car with a loud muffler and unknown license plates

pulled over next to the victim near Garden Avenue. Two suspects got

out of the vehicle and approached the victim and demanded his


The victim told police he was scared he was going to be beat up, and

gave them an undisclosed amount of money and some personal items.

One suspect was described as a white male in his mid 20s, around 5

feet 9 inches tall, bald, with a muscular build and wearing a white


The second suspect, described as a white male, around 5 feet 11 inches

tall, thin build and wearing a baseball cap, sunglasses and red shirt

tied around his face, then told the victim to "run away” or “he would

be shot.”

No weapons were displayed or seen by the victim.

The two then got back in their vehicle which was being driven by a

third suspect, described as a white male around 5 feet 11 inches tall.

The car was last seen south bound on 6th Street.

Anyone with information on this crime is asked to call the Coeur

d’Alene Police at 769-2320.

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