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Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested in North Seattle, Stolen Car, Sawed-Off Shotgun Recovered

Seattle police have arrested a 48-year-old man believed to be connected to an armed robbery and at least two attempted armed robberies with a sawed-off shotgun while driving a stolen car on April 18. 

Officers responded to the 8400 block of Aurora Avenue North for reports of a robbery at about 2:20 a.m. The clerk reported a man came into the gas station with a gun and demanded money, pointing the gun at the clerk. The clerk grabbed a large pole and chased the suspect out of the store. The suspect fired several shots and one caused some minor injury to the clerk, and in turn, the clerk struck the suspect until he left the scene. He was checked out by Seattle Fire Department crews.

At about 6:04 a.m., Seattle police responded to the 9700 block of Holman Road for reports of a robbery at a business where a man in a blue car drove up and pointed a gun at her. The victim told the suspect to leave and he did without getting anything from the business. The victim was not hurt.

At about 7:56 a.m., Seattle police were called to the 13200 block of Aurora Avenue North for reports of a man in a blue car with a gun who robbed a man. Police did not find a suspect.

At about 10:18 a.m., Seattle police responded to the 8900 block of Aurora Avenue North and found a car believed to be involved in several armed robberies in the last 24 hours. It was determined to be stolen and taken from the scene to be impounded. 

Officers also located the suspect and arrested him for armed robbery. He was booked in the King County Jail.