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Police Arrest Woman Who Assaulted a Child, Bus Driver Tuesday Morning

Officers arrested a woman Tuesday morning in the Yesler Terrace neighborhood after she assaulted a child, spit on a bus driver, and stole the keys to the vehicle before fleeing on foot. Police were called to the intersection of Broadway and Yesler Way around 8:45 Tuesday morning for a report… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Seek Identity of Knife-Wielding Suspect in Capitol Hill Grocery Store Robbery

Detectives are seeking information about a suspect who robbed a grocery store using a large kitchen knife earlier this week. On Tuesday at about 5:20 a.m., the suspect entered a grocery store in the 1400 block of East John Stree and began placing items directly into a backpack and large… [ Keep reading ]

Police Arrest Man Monday Who Assaulted Toddler, Pushed Women into Lake Washington

Police arrested a 33-year-old man Monday after a crime spree that included pushing two women into Lake Washington, throwing a toddler, and kicking a jogger to the ground. At 11:25 am., a 911 caller reported an attempted strong-arm robbery on Marsh Island near the Montlake Cut. Three women were taking… [ Keep reading ]

Detectives Investigating Central District Fatal Shooting

Police are investigating after a man was shot and killed in the Central District Sunday evening. At 7:40p.m., police responded to the 1400 block of 24th Avenue for reports of a shooting. Police responded and found a 36-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the abdomen. Officers and Seattle Fire… [ Keep reading ]

Police Investigating New Year’s Eve, Early New Year’s Day Shootings

Three men were injured in three separate shootings in the city overnight, and police have arrested a suspect in one of the incidents. Friday at 6:35 p.m., an employee at a business in the 1400 block of 23rd Avenue called 911 to report that a man had just walked in… [ Keep reading ]

Man Wounded In Capitol Hill Shooting

A 29-year-old man was wounded in a shooting near Cal Anderson Park on Wednesday after an apparent marijuana deal turned into a robbery. Around 10:40 AM, witnesses flagged down officers near Cal Anderson Park and said they’d just heard gunshots in the area and said a man with a gunshot… [ Keep reading ]

Man Wounded in Central District Shooting

A 53-year-old man was wounded in a shooting early Wednesday in the Central District. Around 2:15 AM, police responded to a report of gunfire in the 1500 block of East Cherry Street. Officers found the victim—who had been shot in the stomach—lying in a doorway inside an apartment building. Police… [ Keep reading ]

SPD Investigating Social Media Threats at Schools (Updated)

Update 12/17 — SPD detectives have arrested a 17-year-old girl for threats made against Franklin High School, who admitted to police the incident was a hoax. Police released the teen to her parents and are forwarding the case to the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office for review. SPD is not… [ Keep reading ]

Police Arrest Seven, Seize Gun, Fentanyl, Cash in Tuesday Narcotics Operation Downtown

Police arrested seven suspects, recovered a gun, and seized drugs and cash during a narcotics operation in the West Precinct on Tuesday. Officers seized 25 grams of crack cocaine, 23 grams of methamphetamine, over 100 fentanyl pills, and more than $1,300 cash at narcotics trafficking locations in the Downtown core,… [ Keep reading ]

Police Arrest Carjacker After He Steals Truck at Knifepoint, Strikes Man on Scooter

Officers arrested a carjacking suspect Wednesday morning in the University District after he stole a truck at knifepoint, struck a man on a scooter, and led police on a chase through Capitol Hill and North Seattle. Updated 11/11 with additional info: Around 5:15 AM, the suspect attempted to assault two… [ Keep reading ]