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(UPDATE) Graphic Video: Detectives Seek the Public’s Help with Information Regarding Two Vehicular Assaults in North Seattle.

UPDATE: 02/01/2024 at 5:30 p.m.

Shortly after 11:00 a.m., Seattle Police Department detective, along with officers assigned to the Community Response Group arrested two juveniles in this investigation. The 15-year-old male and 13-year-old female were arrested in Snohomish County for the two incidents involving a vehicle purposefully striking two victims.    

After SPD released video of the incidents, both victims came forward. Both victims suffered serious injuries. The detective spent countless hours to identify the two juveniles responsible for the crimes and develop the evidence needed to arrest them.

Both vehicles used during the vehicular assaults were recovered and found to the be stolen.

Officers coordinated with multiple police agencies to facilitate the arrest of the two suspects. The juveniles were taken into custody without incident.

Both suspects were arrested for Investigation of Assault, Possession of a Stolen Vehicle and Hit and Run with Injuries and booked into the Judge Patricia H. Clark Children and Family Justice Center.

Original Post 12/08/2023 at 5:21 p.m.

In late November, police were made aware of two incidents where two separate vehicles purposely targeted and struck pedestrians in North Seattle. The victims have not been identified.

Detectives discovered surveillance footage and cell phone footage of one of the vehicular assaults. On November 26th, 2023, at 1:50 a.m. the video shows a vehicle targeting a woman and purposely hitting her on North 107th Street just west of Aurora Avenue North. Multiple people can be seen helping the victim before a car stops, carries the woman to the passenger seat, and drives away.

The second assault happened in the 9600 block of Aurora Avenue North. Officers have yet to determine exactly when it occurred, but believe it was around the same time on November 26th. Detectives have obtained cell phone video of the assault. In the video, the suspects target a victim walking in the bus lane. The unsuspecting victim is struck from behind and flies over the hood of the car.

The suspect vehicle did not stop in either incident. Based on the speed of the impact, it is likely that the victims suffered serious injury.

Detectives reviewed 911 call records, hospital admissions, and canvassed the area for witnesses, but have not been able to locate the victims.

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