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Police Arrest Three Suspects in South Seattle After Tracking Stolen Laptop

Police found and arrested three suspects after using a stolen laptop’s GPS tracking information to pinpoint their hiding spot Wednesday morning.

At 7:38 a.m., a man called 911 to report a burglary in the 5200 block of South Graham Street. He awoke to the sound of breaking glass and discovered the window of his front door had been shattered. He realized someone had broken in and managed to catch a glimpse of the suspect fleeing in a vehicle.

The suspect stole a laptop and several other items from the victim’s home. The victim provided officers with GPS tracking information from the laptop, and officers found the suspect and two associates sitting in the now-parked getaway car on a dead end street about two and a half miles away.

Police returned the stolen laptop to the victim and discovered several other computers in the car that are also suspected to be stolen. Officers seized the car and will request a search warrant to seize the additional possible evidence.

Police arrested all three occupants of the car and booked them into King County Jail for possession of stolen property.