Search underway for suspect involved in Woodinville armed robbery
May 18, 2023, 9:01 AM | Updated: 9:34 am
(Sam Campbell/KIRO Newsradio)
Woodinville Police are investigating an armed robbery at a 7-Eleven, with one out of four suspects still on the loose early Thursday.
According to the King County Sheriff’s Office, deputies have three suspects in custody and are searching for one more after they tried to rob a gas station at 13923 Northeast 175th Street near the AMC theater.
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Today at approximately 2:25 a.m., Redmond Police officers responded to a robbery in-progress at the 76 Gas Station in the 16000 block of Redmond Way. An employee reported four suspects entered the gas station and pointed handguns at the clerk and demanded money. pic.twitter.com/PvhRDufCnR
— RedmondWaPD (@RedmondWaPD) May 18, 2023
At 2:46 a.m., before the clerk could call 911, an officer saw the robbers coming out of the store with cash and cigarettes, Woodinville Police Chief B.J. Myers told KIRO 7.
Two suspects were immediately taken into custody, but two ran away. The third suspect was found and arrested, but a fourth is still at large.
A weapon was left at the scene.
A helicopter, several K-9s, and drones are being used to search for the suspect.
No one was hurt during the robbery and arrests.
Police are combing through a blue SUV that the suspects arrived in. It was stolen out of Tukwila.
Weast and Hurstel find their stolen car at the scene of this armed robbery — listing all of what was stolen ahead of their wedding on Sunday. pic.twitter.com/dtezpimvAk
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