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Bank Robber Takes Girlfriend Hostage At North Seattle Motel

A suspected bank robber took his girlfriend and pitbull hostage at a north Seattle motel Sunday after police showed up at the motel to arrest him on a warrant. Officers had gone to the motel on N. 133rd Street and Stone Way Sunday afternoon looking for the man, suspected of… [ Keep reading ]

Unattended Luggage Downtown Prompts Police Response

Officers and detectives responded late this afternoon to investigate an unattended piece of luggage that ultimately turned out to be harmless.  At approximately 4:51 p.m. officers responded to Westlake Avenue and Olive Way for the report of an unattended piece of luggage.  Officers quickly called Arson/Bomb Squad (ABS) detectives to the scene.  The… [ Keep reading ]

Woman Arrested For Attacking Roommate With Axe, Hammer

Officers arrested a 53-year-old woman at her Wallingford home early this morning after she pulled a hammer and hatchet on her roommate and attacked him. Just after midnight, the 53-year-old woman’s roommate called police and said the woman had attacked him with an axe. Officers arrived at the home, near… [ Keep reading ]

Knife-wielding man arrested

A sandwich shop clerk was assaulted by a man armed with a knife. This morning just shortly before 9:00 a.m., the suspect entered the Subway (sandwich shop) in the 100 block of 4th Av N and began throwing items around.  The clerk told the suspect to stop and the suspect began destroying food… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating “Hoax Device” Left In Ballard Park Tuesday Night

The Seattle Police Department’s Arson/Bomb Squad (ABS) and their robot assistants have been busy in the last 24 hours. Since Monday’s bombings in Boston, ABS detectives have been dispatched to examine a half-dozen suspicious bags or devices around the city. While Seattle police haven’t received any information about threats in our region, ABS Sergeant… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Examine Suspicious Bag Left Outside Bus Tunnel, Find Hair Dryer

Police closed off streets around 3rd and Yesler just after 10 am Tuesday morning and called in the Arson/Bomb Squad (ABS) after security guards found a suspicious bag near the entrance to the Metro bus tunnel and the King County courthouse. The guards believed they had seen wires in the bag, and… [ Keep reading ]

Correction to Hit and Run Investigation Post

Earlier it was reported that party goers involved in a fight prior to the hit and run investigation were aboard an Argosy boat.  This was inaccurate and Argosy was not involved.  It was another tour company. Seattle Police apologize for this mistake and have issued this correction.

Hit and Run to Pedestrians in Eastlake Early this Morning

Detectives from the Traffic Collision Investigation Squad  (TCIS) were called out early this morning to investigate a serious hit and run collision to three pedestrians following a fight that began on the Argosy cruise ship. At about 1:45 this morning, a large group of party goers were involved in the… [ Keep reading ]

Update to Stabbing Incident on SW Barton Street

Here is some additional information from this morning’s incident: The 51-year-old male victim called 911 reporting that he had been stabbed several times by a known male.  The first officer arrived in the 1700 Block of SW Barton Street within two minutes of the call being dispatched.  The officer obtained… [ Keep reading ]

Updated Information on View Ridge Home Invasion Robbery

Here is some additional information on this morning’s home invasion robbery in the View Ridge neighborhood: The victim is a 36-year-old man who lives in the 7500 Block of 44th Avenue NE.  His friend, a 34-year-old man, was visiting from out of town.  Both men were awakened at approximately 3:30 this morning… [ Keep reading ]