Two armed robbers being sought. On January 29th at approximately 7:30 p.m., the victim was walking eastbound down the stairs in the 2100 block of NE 52nd st when two suspects ran up behind him. The suspects advised the victim that he was being robbed and that they had a gun. During the robbery, the victim saw one suspect holding what appeared to be a small black semi-auto handgun.
One suspect held a gun to the back of the victim’s neck while the second suspect systemically removed items from the victim’s person including his eyeglasses. After the robbery the suspects pushed the victim down the stairs. The suspects then fled on foot westbound. Seattle Fire Department responded and treated the victim for minor injuries sustained during the fall down the stairs. Several units responded and contained the area. A K-9 track was conducted but the suspects were not located.
The suspects were described as two black male adults in their 20′s.
Anyone with information about this incident and or suspects is asked to call the Seattle Police Robbery Unit at 206-684-5535. Anonymous tips are welcome.