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February 2, 2013 at 4:02 PM

The jig appears to be up for SpongeBob robber

The Spokesman Review

COEUR d’ALENE — Coeur d’Alene Police have arrested a man they believe wore a SpongeBob SquarePants mask while robbing an espresso stand here last week.

Kyle Earnest Campbell, 24, of Worley, Idaho, was arrested Friday after police received a tip that Campbell might be a suspect in the stick up. Police obtained a search warrant and went to Campbell’s residence at in Worley, which is about 27 miles south of Coeur d’Alene.

There they found a SpongeBob SquarePants mask and believe it’s the one that was used in the coffee stand  robbery Wednesday. Police said the robber entered the store wearing the mask, pointed a gun at the two employees and demanded cash.

Comments | Topics: Coeur d'Alene, robbery, Sponge Bob SquarePants


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