Street Robbery at knifepoint

On September 13th at 2:00 a.m. the victim, a male in his 20’s, was walking northbound on Boren Avenue near Broadway Avenue when the suspect confronted him, displayed a knife and demanded the victim’s cell phone and cash. After the victim gave up his cell phone and cash, the suspect fled southbound on Boren, then turned eastbound near East Fir Street.

The suspect was described as a black male in his early 20’s, wearing a red baseball cap, dark sweater and blue jeans. The suspect was armed with a knife with an approximately three-inch long blade.

Officers responded to the scene and with the assistance of a K-9, conducted an area search for the suspect. The search was unsuccessful and the suspect remains at large.

Anyone who may have information about this incident or who may know the identity or whereabouts of the suspect is asked to call 911 or Seattle Police and refer to this incident.