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Human Remains Found North of Downtown

Officers and detectives responded to an overgrown campsite where apparent human remains were found north of downtown.  On April 11th at approximately 11:40 a.m. Seattle Parks personnel were clearing blackberry bushes from the steep hillside in the 600 block of Galer Street.  The workers uncovered what appeared to be human bones… [ Keep reading ]

Man Robs Bank, Rides Away on Getaway Bike

A man who robbed a North Seattle Key Bank this afternoon remains at large.  At approximately 2:42 p.m. officers responded to the report of a bank robbery at the Key Bank in the 300 block of NE Northgate Way.  The suspect was gone prior to officers’ arrival on scene.  An area search… [ Keep reading ]

Off-Duty SPD Sergeant Saves Woman from Knife Attack

A woman being chased by an stranger armed with a knife last night was rescued when an off-duty Seattle Police sergeant intervened and shielded her from the suspect. Last night, at around 8:45 pm, the 50-year-old woman was walking near Martin Luther King Jr. Way South and South Othello.  She… [ Keep reading ]

Jewelry Salesman Robbed at Northgate Mall

 A traveling jewelry salesman was robbed while making a delivery to the Northgate Mall.  On April 10th at 10:45 a.m., a jewelry saleman was arriving at Northgate Mall to meet some clients. As he exited his vehicle with a small travel suitcase and tote bag containing miscellaneous jewelry and diamonds, he… [ Keep reading ]

Two Good Samaritans Detain Robbery Suspect

 A man was arrested last night following an attempted robbery in Belltown. On 4/10/13, just shortly before 10:00 p.m. the victim was walking southbound from Belltown in the 1900 block of 2nd Ave when she noticed an unknown male walking behind her. The man was keeping pace with the victim.  The woman became nervous… [ Keep reading ]

**Homicide**Update to Shooting Investigation at Rainier/South Austin

Both of the victims from last night’s shooting remain at the hospital, one with life-threatening injuries.   This remains an active  investigation. Last night, at 11:30 pm, South Precinct officers responded to multiple reports of shots fired near Rainier Avenue South and South Austin Street.  Witnesses then reported that two men… [ Keep reading ]

Shooting Investigation in South Seattle

Two men were shot last night in the 4800 Block of South Austin Street.  Both of the victims have been taken to Harborview Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. Officers responded to a report of a shooting around 11:30 pm last night in the 4800 Block of South Austin.  One of the… [ Keep reading ]