Assault & Robbery in Ballard

On 12-1-08 at approximately 11:00 PM North Precinct Officers responded to 20th NW & NW 73rd St. to investigate a robbery. They spoke to the victim who reported that he was attacked by a group of males, one of whom was armed with a baseball bat. The vicitm was approached from behind and struck with the bat multiple times before giving his wallet to the group. All the suspects then fled on foot from the scene. Officers deployed a K-9 unit but were unsuccessful in tracking the suspects.