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Robbery After Night Out in Ballard

Police received a 911 call from a woman who was assaulted then robbed of her purse earlier this month in the Ballard neighborhood.  

On April 15th at approximately 2:00 a.m., the victim was attempting to go home when she was approached by a man claiming he had seen her at a nearby bar and tried to talk to her. After his advances were denied, the man grabbed the woman’s purse causing her to be thrown onto the street.   

The male suspect was last seen running away southbound on 20th Avenue Northwest.   

Seattle Fire Department responded and provided aid to the victim for an injury sustained from the fall.   

The suspect was described to be a White male with multiple tattoos on his neck and hands including a tattoo near his left eye. He was seen wearing a red jacket and white baseball cap.   

Robbery Detectives are investigating this case.  

If anyone has information about this case, please call the SPD Violent Crimes Tip Line at (206) 233-5000.