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Police Arrest Teen In Stolen Vehicle, Firearm Recovered

Seattle police arrested a 17-year-old male for possession of a stolen motor vehicle and recovered a firearm in Rainier Valley Sunday night.

Officers were on patrol when they observed a reported stolen vehicle traveling westbound on South Cloverdale Street from Rainier Avenue South.

Officers initiated a traffic stop and contacted the driver. The male suspect was taken into custody. Police searched the vehicle and located a handgun, firearm accessories, and a replica rifle.

The juvenile is legally prohibited from possessing a firearm.

The suspect was booked into King County’s Children and Family Justice Center.