Robber blasts Walgreens manager with bear spray

SPOKANE — Police in Spokane say a late-night robber who grabbed a cartful of electronics from a Walgreens store also blasted the store manager with bear spray when he tried to intervene.

Officers later arrested two men in the Saturday night robbery. They say one of the men drove a getaway van.

The Spokesman-Review reported that 35-year-old Aaron Blaine and 40-year-old Tim Gilfoy both appeared Monday in Spokane County Superior Court on charges of first-degree armed robbery. Judge Salvatore Cozza set bond for each at $20,000.

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