12-year-old escapes home, steals cell phone before same-day arrest

Jun 8, 2023, 5:00 PM | Updated: 5:17 pm

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Tukwila Police (KIRO 7)

(KIRO 7)

A 12-year-old girl has been charged with second-degree robbery and second-degree escape after forcing her way into an occupied bathroom stall and stealing a cell phone at Round1 Bowling at the Southcenter Mall. The victim claimed she was punched and yelled at before her phone was taken.

Police officers were able to track her phone’s location by using one of the victim’s friend’s phones. The suspect was detained on the second floor of DEFY Seattle once she was located.

Six hours before the robbery occurred, BI Monitoring was alerted that the suspect had a strap/proximity tamper with her tracker. Her mother confirmed with police that she cut off her tracker and left the residence, placing her on escape status.

The suspect was transported and booked into King County Juvenile.

Seattle Police looking for info on Garfield HS shooting suspects

Seattle Police are looking for information that would help them identify two suspects in a shooting that happened last Thursday near Garfield High School.

Just after 4:30 p.m., officers responded to the 400 block of 23rd Avenue S after multiple reports of a shooting with a person injured.

Officers found a gunshot victim in the parking lot of the Garfield Teen Life Center, he was treated by first responders before being transported to Harborview Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

The two suspects reportedly had an argument before the shooting, when police said the man in the orange hoodie got in a car and then fired multiple shots. The man in a black hoodie ran after the car and allegedly pointed a gun at it.

Garfield HS the focus of school safety precautions following nearby violence

Detectives with the Gun Violence Reduction Unit will lead the investigation.

Anyone with information about this incident should call the SPD Violent Crimes Tip Line at (206) 233-5000.

Nationwide warrant issued for suspect in 2020 Renton shooting

A nationwide extradition warrant has been issued for a man suspected of first-degree murder after a shooting in Renton in 2020.

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(Photo from Renton Police)

The man has been identified by investigators as 25-year-old Oshea Larenze Harold Williams, pictured above.

‘Just another day’ after 2 shot at Skyway apartment building

On Mar. 10, 2020, at 1:40 p.m., a man was shot several times at Formula One Fast Lube on Rainier Avenue S.

The victim, Jimm Andreas Route, died from his wounds.

Oshea is wanted by police after evading capture. He is considered armed and dangerous.

If you see Williams, call 911.

Anyone who knows where he might be is asked to contact Renton Police Detective Renggli at or 425-430-7525.

You can also submit a tip by calling Crime Stoppers of Puget Sound at 1-800-222-TIPS(8477) or online at and cite Renton Police case #20-2847.

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12-year-old escapes home, steals cell phone before same-day arrest