Police: Armed bicyclists rob male in Centralia of ‘large sum of cash’

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 8:31 am


By Sharyn L. Decker
Lewis County Sirens news reporter

CHEHALIS – Police say a person reported he was robbed at knife point of a wallet and a large amount of money in Centralia yesterday afternoon.

The victim whose age and hometown were not revealed received a minor cut to his arm and was treated at the scene, according to the Centralia Police Department.

Officers were called at 2:19 p.m. yesterday to to the 1100 block of View Avenue about the robbery.

Police say two suspects rode away from the scene on black BMX-style bicycles.

They were described as two white males in their early twenties; one had curly blond hair and the other was wearing a black baseball cap, according to police.

The police department advises in a brief summary of the episode they will reveal nothing further about the encounter.

“No more information on this incident will be made available until the investigation has been completed,” states an email to the news media this morning from the department.

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2 Responses to “Police: Armed bicyclists rob male in Centralia of ‘large sum of cash’”

  1. Dr Gringo says:

    Because something like this would NEVER happen in Seattle, Tacoma or Olympia? Keep it smug, Sum Ting Wong!

  2. Sum Ting Wong says:

    Keep it classy, LewCo!

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