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Shots Fired Near Van Asselt Community Center

Officers hearing shots fired near a South Seattle community center located a handgun and spent shell casings upon further investigation.   On January 28th at approximately 7:12 p.m. officers at the South Precinct heard the sound of gunshots fired from the direction of the Van Asselt Community Center, and immediately… [ Keep reading ]

Sex Offender Arrested After Trying To Lure Girls Into His Van

Officers arrested a registered sex offender for attempting to lure two young girls into his parked van this evening in the Central District. At approximately 5:25 p.m. officers responded to the area of 23rd Avenue and East Yesler Way for the report of a man trying to lure a 12-year-old girl… [ Keep reading ]

*UPDATE* Woman Shot During Disturbance in Pioneer Square

** UPDATE ** The investigation thus far indicates that this incident started as a disturbance between two males that rapidly spun out of control. It is believed that the initial disturbance began on the southeast corner of 2nd Avenue South and South Main Street. At least two people are believed to… [ Keep reading ]

Store Security Guard Assaulted And Stabbed

A loss prevention officer remains in the hospital tonight after being assaulted and stabbed by a man stealing a Seahawks sweatshirt. On January 26th at approximately 3:45 p.m. officers responded to the 200 block of Broadway Avenue East for the report of a robbery and stabbing. Preliminary investigation indicates that… [ Keep reading ]

Female Officer Assaulted and Injured

An auto theft suspect remains in jail tonight on multiple charges after assaulting and injuring a female patrol officer in the International District. On January 25th at approximately 11:29 p.m. an officer on patrol discovered a stolen license plate on the rear of a parked vehicle in the 500 block… [ Keep reading ]

Officers Quickly Capture A Woman Who Attempted To Rob a Money Mart

A woman who unsuccessfully attempted to rob a Money Mart on East Olive Way was quickly captured by responding officers. On January 25th at 2:00 p.m. officers responded to the 1500 block of East Olive Way for the report of a robbery. Preliminary investigation indicates that a female suspect entered… [ Keep reading ]

Two Elderly Women Assaulted & Robbed Outside Temple in South Seattle

Two male suspects remain at large after an armed robbery and assault of two women outside a temple in South Seattle. On January 25th at approximately 2:03 p.m. officers responded to the 6900 block of 42nd Avenue South for the report of an armed robbery.  Preliminary investigation indicates that two elderly… [ Keep reading ]

Man Arrested In Belltown For Illegally Possessing A Handgun & Pointing It At Others

After a short foot pursuit, officers arrested a convicted felon under active Department of Corrections supervision for felony harassment and being a felon in possession of a firearm. On January 25th at approximately 2:05 a.m. bicycle officers were monitoring activity in the 2200 block of 1st Avenue while other officers… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Asking For Witnesses To Come Forward In Officer-Involved Shooting Incidents

Force Investigation Team detectives investigating the two officer-involved shootings over last weekend would like anyone who witnessed the shootings or the events leading up to them to call investigators and provide a statement. The two incidents in question are summarized below: On January 19th at approximately 1:34 a.m. the 2200 block of 1st Avenue… [ Keep reading ]

Car Crashes Into Building In Lake City

A woman was rushed to the hospital after she lost control of her car and crashed into a building in North Seattle this afternoon.   At approximately 2:20 p.m. officers responded to a report of a vehicle that crashed into a building in the 11000 block of Lake City Way NE. … [ Keep reading ]