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January 29, 2015 at 1:49 PM

Delridge middle school student robbed at gunpoint

An armed man robbed a teen of her backpack as she walked to school in Delridge Thursday morning, according to Seattle police.

The 13-year-old Denny International Middle School student was walking down a staircase near 20th Avenue Southwest and Southwest Holden Street when a man approached her, pulled out a gun and said “give me everything you’ve got,” police said.

The man patted the teen down looking for a cellphone and money, but found neither, according to police

He then grabbed her backpack and fled.

The teen walked to school and reported the incident.

Officers searched the area but were unable to find the man or the girl’s backpack.

 

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