Three armed men remain at large after attacking and robbing an elderly woman inside her own home in South Seattle.
On December 4th at approximately 7:48 p.m. officers responded to a report of a home invasion robbery with at least one gunshot fired in the 4900 block of 28th Avenue South. Preliminary investigation indicates that an 83-year-old woman was home alone and on her computer when three black male suspects all armed with handguns and wearing ski masks forced entry into her home through the front door. The suspects held guns to the victim’s head and chest while dragging her around the house demanding money. The victim handed over a small amount of cash. The suspects also took the victim’s jewelry and possibly some other personal items, placed them in a pillow case and fled the scene.
The victim fled to a neighbor’s house and called 911. Thankfully, she was not injured and did not require medical attention.
The victim reported at least one gunshot being fired in the house by the suspects however, officers and detectives were unable to conclusively determine if any gunshots had been fired.
Patrol officers and canine units conducted an area search however, the suspects remain at large. There are no further suspect descriptions available at this time.
Robbery detectives responded to process the scene and will be handling the on-going investigation.
Anyone with information about this incident or who may know the identities or whereabouts of the suspects is asked to call 911 or the Seattle Police Robbery Unit at (206) 684-5535.
Anonymous tips are welcome.
This remains an active and on-going robbery investigation.