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Deputies: Prosser armed robbers may have stolen SUV found burning after stickup

PROSSER, Wash. -- Benton County deputies have released new information about an armed robbery that happened at a market in Prosser on Friday morning.

The robbery occurred at McCorkles Market near the intersection of Old Inland Empire Highway and North Rothrock Road around 7:40 a.m. 

According to the Benton County Sheriff's Office, two men entered the store and one of them had a gun. They demanded money and got away with an undisclosed amount of cash. No one was injured.

Deputies now have surveillance images and descriptions of the suspects. 

Both robbers are believed to be male. One of them appeared about 5'11", 200 pounds with a blue hoodie, jeans and black ski mask. The other was about 5'1", 120 pounds with a gray ski mask and gray hoodie. 

They may be involved in the theft of a white Chevy Suburban out of Grandview the same morning. The car was found abandoned and on fire a few miles from the robbery at about 8 a.m. 

Anyone with information on the suspects should contact the Benton County Sheriff's Office.

 
 
 
 

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