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Armed Robbery suspect arrested

On December 29th officers arrested a 29-year-old male suspect who is responsible for at least two recent armed robberies.  On December 21st the suspect robbed a pharmacy located in the 8800 block of Roosevelt Way NE.  The suspect robbed another pharmacy on December 29th, this one located in the 5400 block of 15th Avenue NW.  In both robberies the suspect displayed a handgun, stole prescription drugs and fled the scene on foot.

Investigating officers interviewed the suspect and subsequently booked him into the King County Jail for Investigation of Robbery.  Robbery detectives are investigating the possibility that this suspect may be involved in additional armed robberies.  This remains an active and on-going robbery investigation.