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Police Seek Suspect in Central District Convenience Store Robbery, Carjacking

Police are searching for a man who stole cash and a handgun in a robbery at a Central District convenience store shortly before carjacking a woman.

The suspect entered the store in the 2100 block of East Union Street just before 8:30 p.m., threatened to shoot a store employee and a customer, and demanded cash.

The suspect then took money from the store’s till and a bag from the customer—which contained a wallet, cash, and a handgun—and fled the scene in a silver sedan.

Police believe the suspect then carjacked a woman in the 1400 block of 34th Avenue and fled in her vehicle. If you have any information about this incident, please contact the SPD Robbery Unit at 206-684-5535.