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Assault, Armed Robbery near International District

On February 24th at approximately 1:14 p.m the male victim was exiting his parked vehicle in a private lot in the 1200 block of South King Street.  An adult male suspect approached and pushed him back into his car.  The suspect then attempted to rip the Rolex watch and gold bracelet from the victim’s arm.  The victim was able to push the suspect away. 

The suspect then produced a handgun and pointed it at the victim.  An unknown bystander walked by and the suspect pointed the gun at him as well, then fled on foot.  The suspect was last seen southbound on 10th Avenue South from South Weller Street.

Responding officers conducted an area check however, the suspect remains at large.  The victim sustained minor scratches to his arm but was able to retain his property.

The suspect is described as a black male, 18 to 20 years of age, 5’6” tall with a thin build and wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt and dark pants.

Anyone with information about this incident or who may know the identity or whereabouts of the suspect is asked to call 911 or Seattle Police and refer to this incident.  Anonymous tips are welcome.