4 robbery suspects arrested

on 10/3/09, at approximately 9:15 p.m., the victim,  closed up shop in the 4700 block of  California Av SW and began to walk to his vehicle parked on 42 Av SW.  4  Males who had been hanging around the area came up and grabbed him from behind.  The suspects held a knife to the victim’s mid section and robbed him of his daily cash deposit , his personal wallet, and cell phone. 

 The males walked back to their vehicle parked around the corner.  The victim followed the 4 suspects and observed them get into their vehicle and drive away. He called 911 to report the Armed Robbery.  At 11:43 p.m., a concerned neighbor saw a Burgundy vehicle parked in front of his house.  The occupants were throwing items out the window.  He called 911 to report the disturbance.  Officers quickly arrived and noted the vehicle and occupants matched the descriptions of the Robbery suspects. 

 The occupants were taken into custody. Officers saw the items thrown on the ground were the victim’s credit cards and driver’s license.  Cash was located on one suspect and another had a check from the victim’s business in his pocket.  The victim arrived on scene and identified the occupants in the vehicle as the suspects.  3 Juveniles were booked into Youth Service Center for Investigation of  Robbery. 1 adult male was booked into King County Jail for Investigation of Robbery.