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Disclaimer: Seattle Police respond to hundreds of events every day. The information you see here is just a sampling. Information is subject to change as case investigation proceeds. Individuals arrested on the basis of probable cause have not been charged.
  • Can You ID Suspects Caught On Video In Meadowbrook Home Invasion?
    posted: March 19, 2015
    Police are still looking for two robbers who burst into a Meadowbrook home on March 12th and shot a man during a struggle. Detectives haven’t yet identified the robbers, but they’re hoping video—captured by a security camera inside the home–may lead them to the suspects. If you recognize the men in the video, please contact the SPD Robbery Unit [more]
  • Detectives Release Sketch of Suspect In Attempted Abduction Near UW
    posted: March 19, 2015
    Police have compiled a sketch of a man who tried to abduct a woman at gunpoint near the University of Washington campus last month, and detectives are hoping someone out there recognizes him. The suspect pulled a gun on a woman around 10 pm near 15th Ave NE and NE 55th Street on February 22nd, and tried [more]
  • Man Arrested With Stolen Credit Cards After Ballard Armed Robbery
    posted: March 18, 2015
    Officers arrested one man early this morning and recovered a cache of stolen credit cards, shortly after they were taken at gunpoint from two women in Ballard. The women were sitting in a car parked in the 5300 block of Ballard Av NW just before 1:15 AM when a man walked up beside their vehicle. The man, who was holding [more]
  • Police Arrest Woman After Stabbing in Fremont
    posted: March 17, 2015
    Police have arrested the armed female suspect in a Fremont area stabbing that happened Tuesday afternoon. A witness called police reporting that a woman was attacking another woman with a knife near North 44 Street and Woodland Park Ave North around 2:15 PM. Officer located the armed suspect and took her into custody within three minutes of the [more]
  • One Man In Custody After Robbing Two Women In The University District
    posted: March 16, 2015
    Officers arrested a man and are searching for another after they robbed two women minutes apart Friday in the University District. The first victim was walking in the 1200 block of NE 45th St. when two men ran up behind her and ripped an iPod from her hands.  The two men continued to run away south along [more]
  • Police Arrest Sticky-Fingered Suspect After Doughnut Shop Robbery
    posted: March 16, 2015
    Officers arrested a robber after he threatened the employees of a doughnut shop and absconded with a maple bar Sunday night. Employees of the doughnut shop in the 12500 block of Aurora Ave North called 911 around 9:45 PM Sunday, after a patron implied he had a gun and told them “this is a robbery”. The suspect, [more]
  • Detectives Investigating Following Bitter Lake Home Invasion
    posted: March 13, 2015
    Detectives are searching for two suspects after a home invasion robbery Friday evening sent one man to the hospital. Officers were called to the 10500 block of Dayton Ave. North just after 5:30 PM Friday when two men reported a home invasion robbery.  The victims told officers that two masked men barged into their home, [more]
  • Man Wounded In Shooting In Meadowbrook Drug Robbery
    posted: March 13, 2015
    Detectives are searching for a group of robbers after a 27-year-old man was wounded in a Thursday night shooting in Meadowbrook after an apparent drug deal went awry. Officers were called to the 11300 block of 35 Avenue Northeast at 11 PM Thursday after receiving reports a man inside a home had been shot. When officers entered the home [more]
  • Officers Track Down Suspect In Aurora Ave Robbery, Sexual Assault
    posted: March 9, 2015
    Police arrested a 19-year-old man Sunday in Crown Hill after a concerned officer contacted a woman, who he’d seen walking Aurora Avenue without a coat on chilly night, and learned she had been attacked. The officer was driving in the 11500 block of Aurora Ave. at 12:20 AM when he passed a 41-year-old woman he recognized from an earlier conversation that evening. After noticing she [more]
  • Bitter Lake Home Invasion Victim Tells Police He Tried to Buy Car From Suspect
    posted: March 9, 2015
    A Bitter Lake man told police he recognized one of the two men who burst into his apartment early Monday and robbed him at gunpoint. The victim called police at about 2:45 AM after the two suspects burst into his apartment in the 14300 block of Linden Ave North. When one of the suspects pulled [more]