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April 16, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Two men rob Broadview victims in bed at gunpoint

UPDATE 9:25 a.m. Seattle police said this morning that an elderly man who was robbed and assaulted while in bed this morning was victim of a home-invasion robbery in February 2013. Police this morning said they are still looking for suspects in the home-invasion robbery last night.  The suspects stole the man’s Rolex watch and a diamond ring,…


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April 15, 2014 at 12:51 PM

No felony charges for Seattle firefighters accused of beating homeless man

Two Seattle firefighters accused of beating of a homeless man in Pioneer Square on March 15 will not face felony charges, the King County Prosecutor’s Office announced this morning. The office issued the following statement: “We reviewed this case because one of the three suspects had potentially committed a felony assault. We have concluded that there is not…


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April 13, 2014 at 1:50 PM

Mistaken identity, joking remark trigger fight and arrests

A case of mistaken identity left one person pepper sprayed, another punched in the face and a third with a chipped tooth, Seattle police said in a Web posting Sunday. Officers responded about 5:53 a.m. Saturday to a report of an assault near Airport Way South and South Snoqualmie Street. A preliminary investigation indicated that a man…


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March 21, 2014 at 4:15 PM

Live-in caregiver charged in assault of 91-year-old Bothell man

A Bothell woman has been charged with first-degree assault after police said she assaulted a 91-year-old man with two lamps and a cane in the home they share. Anna Marie Ward, 52, attacked the man, who has Alzheimer’s disease and cancer, during a fight Tuesday that she told police was “somewhat mutual,” according to King County court records. Police…


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March 19, 2014 at 11:32 AM

Missing purse could lead to suspect in White Center rape

The King County Sheriff’s Office is trying to locate a purse that was stolen from a woman who was attacked and sexually assaulted near White Center on March 7. The attack happened just after midnight as the victim was walking on the south side of Roxbury Street near 24th Avenue. She was approached by a…


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March 17, 2014 at 3:11 PM

Woman accused of attacking homeless man released from jail

UPDATE, 6:28 p.m. | Mia Jarvinen was released from jail shortly before 8 this evening after posting a $20,000 bond, according to King County Jail records. ORIGINAL POST | A judge Monday set bail at $20,000 for the woman who is accused, along with two off-duty Seattle firefighters, of the attack on a…


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March 17, 2014 at 12:24 PM

Issaquah police identify suspect in Friday night stabbing

Issaquah police are asking for the public’s help in finding a man suspected of stabbing another man on Friday night. The victim, a 22-year-old man, was stabbed around 10:25 p.m. near the Issaquah Salmon Hatchery, 125 W. Sunset Way, police said. Responding officers searched the area, but could not locate the suspect. The victim was taken to Overlake Hospital Medical Center in…


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March 10, 2014 at 12:10 PM

Victim injured trying to prevent Seattle carjacking

A man was injured this morning when he jumped on the hood of his car in a failed attempt to prevent two men from carjacking the vehicle, Seattle police said. The victim held onto the hood for a couple of blocks until one carjacker slammed on the brakes, sending the victim flying to the pavement, police…


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March 10, 2014 at 11:31 AM

North Bend restaurant worker bound, sexually assaulted and stabbed

A woman was duct-taped, raped and stabbed as she was closing down a North Bend restaurant on Sunday night, according to police. Police said the woman suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to Overlake Hospital Medical Center in Bellevue, where she was listed in stable condition this morning. The attacker, who police say wore a hoodie and…


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March 5, 2014 at 3:54 PM

SPD: Man arrested for punching stranger over burrito

Talk about Hunger Games. Seattle police say a 24-year-old man attacked a stranger for a bite of his burrito on Capitol Hill. The incident happened about 4:30 p.m. Saturday as the victim was enjoying his tortilla-wrapped delicacy while sitting outside a restaurant on Broadway and East Pine Street. Police say the hungry suspect approached the man and demanded: “Give me a bite…


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