Two Suspects Arrested After Robbery in Wapato
Two suspects were arrested in a robbery at the Wolf Den Smoke Shop on West Wapato Road early Thursday. Yakima County Sheriff's officials say just before 8:00 a.m. a suspect walked into the shop with a gun and demanded cash. Authorities say the suspect struck the clerk with the gun grabbed money and ran from the store to a car waiting outside. When officers arrived on the scene they chased the suspect vehicle with the suspects firing shots at police. The suspect vehicle eventually crashed on Campbell Road. Two suspects were arrested and taken to a hospital for treatment of injuries.
Because the suspects were both tribal members the case is being turned over the Yakama Nation Tribal Police.