Shots Fired in Second Pot Store Robbery This Year
The Slowburn marijuana dispensary was robbed in Yakima on Sunday. Yakima Police say 4 men 2 armed with guns walked into the store at 1300 North 40th Avenue at about 9:40 p.m. and grabbed cash and product. Yakima Police say once inside the store the suspects fired shots at an ATM.
Some bullets hit the Subway Sandwich nearby. No injuries were reported.
The business was open at the time of the robbery. The suspects fled in a vehicle.
It's the second robbery of a pot store this year. The Station 420 business at 2704 Main Street in Union Gap was robbed by 4 suspects one was armed with a gun. The suspects robbed the store late at night and stole products. There's no word if the two robberies are connected.
The investigation continues.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact the Yakima Police Department at (509) 575-6200 or by calling 9-1-1.