Robbery in Magnolia

On October 17th at 11:21 AM, officers responded to a call of a Strong Arm Robbery that just occurred in the 3700 Block of 25th Place West, involving a  gun and the victim being pistol whipped.  The call stated that five black males ages  18 to 20  had just left on foot south bound from that location. Numerous unit were dispatched in the area and began a sweep in an attempt to locate the suspects.  Once the scene was secured Seattle Fire came in and checked out the victim, who had been struck by the suspect with the gun.  An area check and a canvass of the apartments in the area failed to find anyone who had seen the suspects enter or leave the area.
The victim stated that the suspects came to the door and kicked it in.  They then forced him and his sister onto the floor, binding his hands.   The suspects then took a number of items belonging to the victim  before leaving in an unknown direction on foot.  The Robbery Unit  responded to the scene. The victim was transported to the hospital and later interviewed by Robbery Detectives at that location.  The detectives are now conducting the follow up investigation.