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February 10, 2014 at 10:48 AM

Police pursuit ends in crash near Marysville

A man and woman were arrested this morning after a police pursuit ended when their SUV overturned near Marysville, the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office is reporting. The chase started after a sheriff’s deputy spotted the SUV, which was reported to have been used earlier this month in the armed robbery of an espresso stand in…


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January 6, 2014 at 11:34 AM

Fake gun, Bill Clinton mask used in Oregon holdup

The Associated Press MEDFORD, Ore. — Police say a teen used a fake gun and a Bill Clinton mask to rob a store in Southern Oregon, but fled before the clerk could even open the cash register. The Mail Tribune reports that two people were arrested within hours of the Saturday night robbery in Medford. Police say…


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December 27, 2013 at 6:55 PM

Seattle police hunt armed man who robbed Montlake market

Police have not identified a suspect for a Friday morning armed robbery at a Montlake market, according to a blog post. A man in his 30s or 40s reportedly entered Mont’s Market at 2350 24th Ave. E. at around 11:30 a.m. and asked for change, according to the post in the Seattle Police Department Blotter….


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December 27, 2013 at 12:55 PM

Police stop man with shotgun in Spokane market

SPOKANE (AP) — Spokane police believe they prevented the armed robbery of a market when they stopped a man as he was walking up to the checkout counter with a sawed-off shotgun in his jacket. Police say they received a report of a man with a weapon Thursday night near Sunset Grocery. They spotted the suspect inside…


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December 24, 2013 at 1:17 PM

Thief pulls knife on QFC employee in North Seattle

Seattle police say a man brandished a knife at a supermarket employee while stealing several items early this morning. The female employee was stocking shelves near the automotive section at the QFC store in the 9900 block of Holman Road Northwest just before  2 a.m. when she noticed a man loading several items into a hand basket, police said. After speaking…


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October 26, 2013 at 7:13 PM

Armed robber escapes in South Seattle

A man with a knife robbed a beauty-supply store in the 1900 block of Rainier Avenue South this afternoon, escaping with cash after swinging his knife at a female employee at the store, Seattle police said. Police said the suspect walked into the store and brandished a knife at about 1 p.m. He confronted the employee, demanded…


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October 10, 2013 at 8:19 PM

2 suspects arrested in armed robbery of South Seattle jewelry store

Seattle police arrested two men Thursday afternoon in connection with the armed robbery of a South Seattle jewelry store on Wednesday, a police report said. The suspects, two men, ages 19 and 26, were taken into custody at a Safeway grocery in the 9200 block of Rainier Avenue South, the report said. Police found two handguns…


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September 24, 2013 at 4:33 PM

Teen won’t be prosecuted as adult for Everett armed robbery

A 16-year-old boy accused of robbing an Everett sandwich shop at gunpoint in August will be tried as a juvenile, Snohomish County prosecutors said today. Senior Deputy Prosecutor Connie Crawley said the case didn’t meet the criteria to move prosecution of the Arlington teen from juvenile court to adult court. If convicted of robbery, the teen…


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September 23, 2013 at 3:49 PM

UW students robbed at gunpoint Sunday night

Two University of Washington students were robbed at gunpoint just north of campus on Sunday night, and one of the victims was punched in the face, UW police say. The robbery occurred around 11:43 p.m. in the 5000 block of 17th Avenue Northeast, just north of Northeast 50th Street. According to police, the two students, a man and…


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