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(Update) Detectives Release Sketch of Man Who Robbed Woman In Her Home Early Tuesday

Robbery detectives are searching for a man who broke into a West Seattle home this morning and robbed a woman as she was watching TV.

The victim was watching television at her home in the 4400 block of 47th Avenue Southwest around 8:45 AM when she realized there was an unfamiliar man standing in her room.  The man told the woman he wouldn’t hurt her, and said he only wanted cash.  The woman pointed the suspect towards her purse beside the bed.  The suspect removed the cash and walked out of the home.

Officers searched the area even employing a K-9 unit, but were unable to locate the suspect.  The woman described the suspect as white, 5’8″ with a medium build, and sandy blonde hair. Police believe the suspect entered the woman’s home after kicking in the back door.

Robbery detectives are investigating and will provide updates as they become available.

UPDATE 3/22:

Police have developed a sketch of the suspect, described as a white, male, 30’s, 5’10”, medium build, short sandy brown hair, clean-shaven, wearing a tan “windbreaker” jacket and jeans.

If you recognize him, please call detectives at sketch(206) 684-5535.