Armed robbers sprayed a man with pepper spray and stole items from a home near Redmond early Monday morning, according to the King County Sheriff's Office.
The residential robbery occurred at about 12:30 a.m. Monday on the 9000 block of 209 Ave NE in unincorporated Redmond, Cindi West with the King County Sheriff's Office said.
A couple in their 50’s was awoken by two men who were in their bedroom, West said.
Both men had their faces concealed. One was armed with a gun and the other with pepper spray. The robber with pepper spray sprayed the male victim and then rifled through drawers in the bedroom as the other suspect held the pair at gunpoint, West said. The suspects then took property belonging to the victims and fled out the back. The victims told officers they heard a vehicle with a loud muffler leave the area immediately after the robbery.
The suspects have been described as:
- A white male, approximately 6 feet tall and 220 lbs and,
- A black male, smaller in stature than suspect #1.
Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call King County Dispatch at 206-296-3311.