Around 1:30 am, Easter Sunday, Kennewick Officers were dispatched to a robbery at the Circle K store at W Deschutes Ave and N Columbia Center Blvd.

Two suspects allegedly entered the location wearing dark clothing and masks. One of the suspects possibly had a weapon.

Money and cigarettes were demanded from the store clerk. The store clerk obeyed the demands of the suspects. The suspects fled the location prior to police arrival.

The store clerk did not suffer any injuries.

The Richland Police Department, Benton County Sheriff’s Office, and Washington State Patrol all assisted in containing the area while a K9 officer was checking the area. The Kennewick Police Department is currently investigating the robbery.

If anyone has information about this incident, please contact the Kennewick Police Department or the non-emergency dispatch (509) 628-0333 reference case 20-14101.

If someone has information to provide while remaining confidential, they may call the Crime Stoppers line at 586-TIPS (8477) or 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).