Armed Robbery of a Grocery Store on 15th Avenue East

Two men remain at large after robbing a QFC store early this morning.  On April 7th at approximately 3:45 a.m. officers responded to the 400 block of 15th Avenue East for the report of an armed robbery.

Preliminary investigation indicates that two adult male suspects walked up to a clerk in the QFC store and told him he was being robbed.  They demanded the clerk open his cashier drawer, which he did.  The suspects took the till money and left the store on foot without further incident.  Nobody was injured during the robbery.  The clerk subsequently called 911.

Responding officers conducted an area search for the suspects with the assistance of a canine unit however, the suspects remain at large. 

The suspects are described as follows: 

Suspect #1: Hispanic male, late teens to early 20’s, last seen wearing a red sweater and jeans.

Suspect #2: Hispanic male, late teens to early 20’s, black jacket with a gray hood.

Both suspects were thin built and spoke with an accent.  One of them had a handgun in his waistband.

Anyone with information about this incident or who may know the identities or whereabouts of the suspects 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.