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Arrest warrant issued for Pocatello robbery suspect

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Posted: Tuesday, December 31, 2013 12:00 am | Updated: 12:06 am, Tue Dec 31, 2013.

    POCATELLO — A second suspect has been named in connection with a home invasion reported on Christmas Eve, according to police.

    Shawn Petersen, 43, is described as a black male, 5’11”, 210 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. He faces one count of robbery.

    Jesse Michael Savala was arrested last Thursday for his involvement in the incident. He too faces one count of robbery.

    In addition, police are working to locate a third female suspect. The woman’s identity has not been released to the public yet.

    According to Pocatello police, Savala, Petersen and a female, arrived at a home in the 700 block of West Lewis Street on Dec. 24 around  9:30 p.m. One of the three reportedly knocked on the door, the three forced their way into the home and a weapon was brandished.

    The occupants reported that a cellular phone and money were taken. It was also reported that the three individuals are acquaintances with the alleged victims.

   Anyone who has information regarding the whereabouts of Petersen’s location should contact the Pocatello Police Department Dispatch Center by dialing (208) 234-6100.

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