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Man Arrested After University District Robbery Friday Night

Police caught and arrested a man after he robbed another man Friday night in the University District. 

At about 10:00 p.m., police responded to the 4500 block of 18th Avenue Northeast for reports of a robbery. Arriving officers contacted the victim, who said the suspect demanded his money and then fled on foot. He said the suspect appeared to have a gun in his waistband.

Police searched the area and eventually found the suspect. After a foot pursuit and taser deployment, officers arrested the 19-year-old man. The suspect did not have a gun when he was arrested, but the stolen items were returned to the victim. Officers booked the man into the King County Jail.