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Fort Hall captures armed robber

Blackfoot Police Department
Blackfoot Police Department
Blackfoot Police Department
Blackfoot Police Department
Blackfoot Police Department

BLACKFOOT, Idaho (KIFI) - UPDATE 6/9/21: Fort Hall Police received an anonymous tip from a community member Wednesday on locating the vehicle matching the description of the one used in Tuesday's armed robbery in Blackfoot.

The community member said the vehicle was westbound on Ross Fork Road on the Fort Hall Reservation.

Fort Hall Police responded and located the vehicle with matching license plates at the TP Gas Station and confirmed the vehicle belonged to the suspect.

Fort Hall officers encountered an adult male matching the suspect description outside the vehicle walking toward the TP Gas store’s front doors.

When officers made contact with the individual, he attempted to run but was quickly detained by Fort Hall Police officers.

The suspect was identified as Kyle Davidson and was turned over to Bingham County authorities when they arrived on scene.

Upon searching the vehicle, a small handgun was located in the suspect vehicle.

Davidson has been transported to the Bingham County Jail where he awaits his first court appearance on state charges of robbery with enhanced penalty of using a deadly weapon in commission of a crime.  

No further information will be released at this time, as this is an ongoing investigation.

ORIGINAL: The Blackfoot Police Department is asking for your help to find a suspect in an armed robbery Tuesday morning.

Around 5:30 a.m., a man with a gun entered the Stinker Gas Station on Parkway Drive and demanded money before leaving with some cash.

The suspect is described as a white male in his late 20's to early 30's.

His vehicle appears to be a tan or gold passenger car, possibly a Honda Civic, with damage to the rear bumper.

Police say he is considered armed and dangerous and ask you do not approach him.

If you have information that can help, call Bingham County dispatch at 208-785-1234.

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