Armed Robbery in North Seattle

A masked, armed robber remains at large today after striking in Lake City early this morning.  On December 2nd at approximately 4:16 a.m. an adult male suspect wearing a bandana over his face walked into the XXX Theater/Store in the 12700 block of Lake City Way NE and pointed a silver revolver at the clerk behind the counter.  The suspect demanded money and was given the cash from the register.  There was a party going on down stairs and those attending were unaware of the robbery taking place upstairs.  The suspect walked out of the front door and fled northbound.  Nobody was injured during the incident.

Officers responded to the area and conducted a search with the assistance of a canine unit however, the suspect remains at large.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male in his mid 20′s, approximately 5’06” tall.

Anyone with information about this incident or who may know the identity or whereabouts of the suspect is asked to call 911 or Seattle Police and refer to this incident.  Anonymous tips are welcome.

This remains an active and on-going robbery investigation.