Officers Quickly Capture A Woman Who Attempted To Rob a Money Mart

A woman who unsuccessfully attempted to rob a Money Mart on East Olive Way was quickly captured by responding officers.

On January 25th at 2:00 p.m. officers responded to the 1500 block of East Olive Way for the report of a robbery. Preliminary investigation indicates that a female suspect entered the Money Mart and passed a note to the teller demanding all the money. The suspect kept her hand inside her purse implying that she had a weapon. The teller was inside a secure area so he went into the back room and called 911. The suspect fled the scene on foot. 

Responding officers located the suspect at Summit Avenue and East Howell Street. The suspect was positively identified by the victim and placed under arrest.

The 42-year-old female suspect was booked into the King County Jail for Investigation of Robbery.