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Parking meter heist foiled

On November 25th at 1:02 AM, Seattle Police received an anonymous 911 call stating that 2 men were attempting to steal a parking meter station in the 200 block of Battery Street by chaining it to a van.  West Precinct patrol officers responded and located the van in question parked diagonally in the roadway.  Officers discovered a City of Seattle parking meter station inside the van.  The two suspects inside the van were taken into custody.
Upon being interviewed, the suspects claimed ignorance as to how the parking meter station got inside of the van.  Furthermore, they had no idea who the van belongs to and could not explain why they were inside the van.
The van was impounded to the SPD Vehicle Processing Room and the suspects were booked into King County Jail.