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Update on weekend robbery: arrest made

Robbery detectives had developed leads from Friday night’s robbery in the 100 Block of Yale Avenue North.  Information developed during the investigation lead detectives to a possible suspect.  He was positively identified by the victim during a photo montage.  On February 7th, at approximately 3:30 PM, detectives were informed that the suspect was at the apartment building where the robbery occurred.  They immediately responded and took the suspect into custody.  The 49 year old suspect told detectives that he was the one who was robbed and stabbed in front of the building that night, and denied any knowledge of shooting anyone.  The Robbery Unit will continue to follow up on this investigation.  The suspect was later booked into the King County Jail for Investigation of  Robbery and Assault.