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Tuesday – March 16, 2021

#2021-640074/South Precinct/Third Watch:

On 03-16-2021 at 0003 hours, officers responded with Seattle Fire to a report of a vehicle on fire. Officers arrived and determined the vehicle was a reported SPD stolen. A fire marshal arrived and determined the fire was suspicious in nature and they were going to contact the SPD’s Arson Bomb Squad. The vehicle was towed from the scene. There are no suspects at the time of this report.

#2021-064909/North Precinct/Third Watch:

On 03-16-2021 at 2151 hours, there were reports of a male chasing another, possibly armed with a “6-inch Bowie knife”. Initially, updates stated that it was a physical fight with a victim walking off. Later, witnesses called in about a male yelling he was stabbed. Officers responded to the area while Seattle Fire staged nearby. It was then updated by SFD that a group was fighting at the intersection of NE 50 St/ Roosevelt Wy NE. The suspect fled prior to officers’ arrival, however they located stab victim. SFD evaluated victim and transported him to Harborview Medical Center. Victim gave a false name at HMC. Officers checked area for possible suspects but could not locate any. Weapon was not recovered.

#2021-064922/Southwest Precinct/Third Watch:

On 03-16-2021 at 2210 hours, a suspect stole a vehicle belonging to a victim from the parking lot of a business in the 7300 block of Delridge WY SW. The victim was able to recover his vehicle before the suspect could drive it completely away from the scene. During the incident a handgun was discharged. The suspect was found to have an outstanding $100,000 warrant for Assault 2.

#2021-64944/North Precinct/Third Watch:

On 03-16-2021 at 2255 hours, officers responded to a report of an armed robbery. A female victim reported she drove 2 male suspects to Wallingford Inn where one suspect (S/1) pointed a firearm at her and took her money. The other suspect (S/2) pulled a knife and told the victim to leave. Suspects were reported to have entered an apartment of the Wallingford Inn. Containment was set up and the SPD’s Hostage Negotiation Team responded. Occupants were called out and S/2 was taken into custody after a positive ID was made. The apartment was checked for the S/1 but he was not located. After further investigation, S/2 was released as it was determined that the incident did not occur as victim had reported. S/1 had been given money by the victim to purchase narcotics and never returned with said drugs. S/2 was then followed by the victim demanding her money back that S/1 took. S/2 was able to get away from the female who then called 911 to make report. Screened with SWAT.  Type I Use of Force reported completed.