Suspicious Package Delivered to Bank Just Doesn’t Add Up

A downtown bank plus a mysterious package equaled an exciting afternoon for SPD’s Arson/Bomb Squad. A suspicious-looking package was delivered to a bank at 3rd Avenue and University Street, around 12:30 p.m. Thursday, and employees became concerned after they felt metal inside of the package, and called 911. Officers arrived and evacuated the bank, while […]
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Time Bandits Wanted for String of Rainier Valley Robberies

“Do you have the time?” A group of robbers working around South Seattle in the last week have been asking just that question to strike up conversations with their victims moments before they relieve them of cell phones, wallets, cameras and iPods—sometimes at gunpoint. SPD Robbery detectives believe a group of muggers committed as many […]
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Suspect arrested after knife attack on Broadway

Officers confronted a man with a knife outside a Walgreens on Broadway last night after responding to calls that he had cut someone with a knife and was threatening others.  After a few tense minutes, the suspect was taken into custody. Shortly after 8:00 pm last night East Precinct officers were dispatched to a report […]
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