Armed Robbery in University District

The University Book Store was robbed by a knife-brandishing man who was apprehended by officers after a foot pursuit.  On October 13th at approximately 3:21 p.m. officers responded to a 911 call of an armed robbery that had just occurred at the University Book Store in the 4300 block of University Way NE.  The suspect fled the scene on foot.

Responding officers observed the suspect emerging from an alleyway approximately two blocks away.  As officers approached the suspect he fled on foot and officers gave chase, apprehending the suspect a short time later.

Arresting officers subsequently recovered three knives from the suspect, including the one reportedly used in the robbery.

The knives were placed into evidence and the suspect was booked into the King County Jail for Investigation of Robbery.