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December 27, 2013 at 12:55 PM

Police stop man with shotgun in Spokane market

SPOKANE (AP) — Spokane police believe they prevented the armed robbery of a market when they stopped a man as he was walking up to the checkout counter with a sawed-off shotgun in his jacket.

Police say they received a report of a man with a weapon Thursday night near Sunset Grocery.

They spotted the suspect inside the store and discovered the weapon.

The 28-year-old suspect is a convicted felon who is barred from having a weapon. He was booked into jail for investigation of attempted robbery and firearm charges.

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