Wanted Robbery suspect apprehended in North Seattle

On September 13th at approximately 1:29 p.m. North Precinct patrol officers spotted a wanted robbery suspect driving a white Nissan Altima in the 10600 block of 8th Avenue NE (there was probable cause to arrest the suspect for a home-invasion robbery that occurred in the city within the last two weeks).  The officers attempted to stop the suspect.  The suspect failed to yield and sped away with the officers in pursuit.  The suspect subsequently collided into an occupied moving motor vehicle at NE 106th Street and 15th Avenue NE.  The occupant of the victim vehicle was not injured.  

Immediately after the collision, the suspect fled the crash scene on foot.  Officers engaged in a foot pursuit while additional officers converged on the area.  Officers located the suspect hiding in a tool shed in the 1000 block of NE 103rd Street and took him into custody without further incident.

Robbery detectives responded to the scene and transported the suspect downtown to the Robbery Office for questioning. 

Further investigation revealed that the Nissan the suspect was driving was an unreported stolen vehicle and that during his flight to avoid capture, the suspect assaulted a homeowner while trying to hide in the homeowner’s yard.

The suspect was booked into the King County Jail for Investigation of:

Armed Robbery, Attempted Burglary, Auto Theft, Felony Eluding, Unlawful Imprisonment, and Felony Hit & Run. 

Robbery detectives continue to actively investigate.