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Police search for “Grab-N-Go” bandit

On January 18th at about 9:15 a.m.,  the pictured suspect entered and robbed a grocery located in the 10200 block of Aurora Avenue North.  The suspect approached the clerk and initially asked for a pack of Marlboro cigarettes.  When the clerk put the cigarettes on the counter the suspect put his hand behind his back suggesting that he was armed with a gun.  The suspect walked behind the counter and grabbed money from the register.  Robbery detectives believe that he is responsible for five other commercial robberies in the North Precinct, with the first one having occurred on January 5th.  He is considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information regarding this individual’s identity and/or location is urged to call either 911 or the Seattle Police Robbery Unit at 206 684-5535.  Those wishing to remain anonymous are encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800 222-TIPS (8477) or send a text to CRIMES (274637).  Your text message should include “TIP486” to ensure proper routing. If a tip leads to an arrest and the filing of charges, callers may qualify for a cash reward of up to $1000.  Calls are taken 24 hours a day.

"Grab-N-Go" bandit