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Detectives Investigating Armed Robbery in Phinney Ridge Neighborhood

Detectives are investigating a robbery after a store clerk was held at gunpoint while several suspects stole money and merchandise from a business Sunday evening in the Phinney Ridge neighborhood.

Shortly after 10:30 p.m., officers responded to a reported robbery in the 5900 block of Phinney Avenue North. Officers arrived and contacted a 24-year-old male victim who was working inside a business when three males wearing masks entered the store. One of the suspects pointed a handgun at the victim and directed him to lay down on the ground. When the suspect with the handgun couldn’t open a cash register, he demanded the victim open it. The suspects grabbed the money and merchandise before fleeing on foot.

The suspects are currently outstanding. Police processed the scene for evidence and Robbery detectives will be leading the investigation.

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