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Gunmen Take Cash, Cell Phones From Middle Schoolers In Two Roxhill Park Robberies

Police are looking for a pair of armed gunman, who have held up two groups of middle schoolers in Roxhill Park in West Seattle The first robbery happened around 6:30 pm on January 20th, when two suspects pulled a shotgun on a group of four middle schoolers, near 27th Avenue… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives searching for robbery suspect

Detectives were attempting to arrest a robbery suspect when it is believed he saw them and ran back into the apartment building. After a few hours, a search warrant was obtained and SWAT officers were able to search the residence.  The suspect was not there. Detectives will continue to search for this suspect. … [ Keep reading ]

Would-be burglar arrested after alert neighbor called in suspicious activity

An alert neighbor called 9-1-1 after she saw an unknown male “lurking” in the area and disappear into her friend’s yard. This morning  just shortly after 9:00 a.m., a woman saw an unknown male roaming around in her neighbor’s yard in the 3700 block of SW Donovan St, she then heard… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Arrest First Hill Carjacking Suspects

Two suspects are now in the King County Jail after they were arrested over the weekend following a strong arm robbery that occurred on Friday afternoon. On Friday, the 18th, at about 2:15 pm,  a 67-year-old was getting ready to enter her parked car in the 1200 Block of Seneca. … [ Keep reading ]

Stolen Motorcycle On Queen Anne Leads Police to More Motorcycles, Bikes, and Computers In Eastlake

A stolen motorcycle and a pile of backpacks left outside a Queen Anne grocery store led police to an apparent trafficking ring in Eastlake Thursday. Around 4:30 am on January 16th, a training officer and a student officer were out on patrol in the West Precinct, when they spotted a pile… [ Keep reading ]

Can You Help Detectives Find Volunteer Park Cop Impersonator?

Detectives need the public’s help finding a man suspected of posing as a police officer in Volunteer Park in order to rob unsuspecting park-goers. Detectives believe 46-year-old Ryan Purdy (AKA Tracy Byers) approached several people in Volunteer Park in December, flashed a gold badge, implied he was a police officer,… [ Keep reading ]

Eyes On Crime In Courthouse Park

The irony of crime in Courthouse Park has not been lost on downtown beat officers. Increased patrols and police visibility in the area have been helpful but have not solved the problem of open air drug dealing and other low level offenses. Complaints from community members coupled with a desire to… [ Keep reading ]

Armed robbery to Rainier Valley business

Robbery detectives are investigating an armed robbery of a Rainier Valley business that occurred last night just before 9:00 pm.  Just before 9:00 pm, the employee of the Balageru International Mart was in the back of the store getting ready to close for the night when she heard someone enter… [ Keep reading ]

Man caught breaking into a Belltown apartment

A man wearing knee pads was caught breaking into a Belltown apartment. This morning just shortly after 7:00 a.m., the suspect was spotted breaking into an apartment unit in the 2200 block of 4th Avenue. An officer had responded the previous week to a burglary in the same building. Officers… [ Keep reading ]

Police Investigating Armed Robbery At Magnolia Bank

Police are looking for the man who robbed a Magnolia bank at gunpoint Wednesday morning. Just after 11 am, the suspect—dressed in a yellow jacket, mask, and sunglasses—walked into the US Bank on 31st Avenue and W. McGraw Street, brandished a gun, and ordered customers and bank staff to get… [ Keep reading ]