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Armed robbery inside University District residence

Officers responded to a report of a large college party in the U District.   When officers arrived, they were informed that an armed robbery had actually occurred at the residence about 10 to 15 minutes earlier.

Just after 1:00 this morning, officers responded to the 4700 Block of 21st Avenue NE for the above listed disturbance call.  When they arrived, they were informed by the victim that an unknown suspect had displayed a silver handgun and demanded his money.  The victim handed over his cash and the suspect fled north on 21st Avenue NE.  The victim was not injured.

Despite an extensive search by both Seattle and University of Washington Police officers, the suspect was not located.

The suspect is described as a black male, 25-30 years old, 5’10-6’00 tall, heavy build, dark eyes, short hair and clean shaven.  He was wearing a dark jacket, blue jeans and black flat-bill hat.  This incident will followed up by Seattle Police robbery detectives.