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Lake City business robbed

On March 2nd, at approximately 7:15 PM, North Precinct officers responded to a business in the 11700 Block of Lake City Way NE for a report of an armed robbery.  Witnesses stated that a white female, approximately 25, 5-5, wearing a black hoodie, entered the business, announced, “This is a robbery” and pointed a handgun at the clerk demanding money.  The suspect also robbed several people inside the business of their wallets and purses as well.

According to witnesses, it is believed that the suspect fled the business on foot and may have entered a white Cadillac or similar type vehicle that was waiting nearby.  It is unknown if the suspect was acting alone or may have had an accomplice.  There are no other details on the vehicle.  Officers conducted a thorough area check but did not locate the suspect.

Detectives will now follow up on this investigation.