Robbery arrest downtown

On January 13th, at approximately 11:30 pm, West Precinct officers responded to a strong arm robbery at a restaurant in the 1900 Block of 5th Avenue.  The victim is the manager of the business.  He stated that a very intoxicated man entered the restaurant at that time.  The manager approached the man, who swore at the victim and grabbed the victim’s cell phone from his hand.  The suspect then shoved the manager in the chest and walked out of the restaurant.  When officers arrived, the victim was able to point out the suspect  who was stopped about half a block away.  The man was positively identified as the correct suspect and placed under arrest.  The victim’s cell phone was located nearby.  The 26 year-old man was later booked into the King County Jail for Investigation of Robbery.