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One Arrested In Armed Robbery Case, Police Still Seek Second and Possibly Third Suspect

Lewiston – One suspect has been arrested in connection with an armed robbery that was reported to the Lewiston Police Department at 8:13 a.m., Thursday, November 17, 2022. The incident took place in the 400 block of 1st Avenue in Lewiston, Idaho. When officers arrived at the scene, they discovered one victim with minor injuries and the victim explained that items had been taken from the home.


Out of an abundance of caution, Lewis-Clark State College (LCSC) temporarily locked down but quickly reopened. The investigation revealed that the suspects and the victim were familiar with each other and it was not a random act.

27-year-old Eric M. Largent of Lewiston has been arrested on charges of robbery, burglary, and felony probation violation. Lewiston Police are seeking arrest warrants for 18-year-old Forrest K. Riley of Lewiston, on charges of robbery, aggravated battery, and burglary. Police are following leads regarding a third suspect and continue to actively investigate.

If you have any information that could assist detectives in their investigation, please call Detective Joe Stormes on the non-emergency phone line at (208) 746-0171.


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