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January 20, 2013 at 11:25 AM

Man robbed at gunpoint on First Hill

A man was robbed at gunpoint Saturday on Seattle’s First Hill, and police are looking for the suspect.

The victim was on East Union Street near Summit Avenue at about 5:30 p.m. when a man approached him from behind, according to Seattle police. The suspect pointed a gun at the victim and demanded his cellphone, then walked away. He turned once more and pointed the gun at the victim before leaving the area, police said.

Police described the suspect as a black male in his mid-20s about six feet tall. He was thin and had dreadlocks, and used black handgun.

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