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April 13, 2014 at 12:43 PM

Lucky ‘break’ foils robbery attempt in South Seattle

A robber tried to pull a necklace off a woman in a daylight robbery attempt in South Seattle on Saturday, but she got lucky when the necklace fell into her hands, Seattle police said in a Web posting Sunday. Officers responded at 10:15 a.m. to the 7100 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Way South to…

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March 30, 2014 at 12:02 PM

Fleeing robbery suspect hit by passing car

A suspect fleeing from an attempted robbery Saturday evening was struck by a passing vehicle, but got away anyway, according to Seattle police. A man said he was walking home around 9 p.m. near 57th Avenue South and South Bangor Street when three other men came up behind him and tried to rob him, police said….

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March 3, 2014 at 1:10 PM

2nd suspect arrested in attempted robbery at Lake Stevens home

Snohomish County sheriff’s deputies have arrested a second suspect in connection with the attempted robbery last week at a Lake Stevens home that ended when another suspect was shot. The second suspect, a 32-year-old Arlington man, was booked into Snohomish County Jail this morning for investigation of first-degree assault and kidnapping, according to the sheriff’s office. The wounded…

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February 20, 2014 at 10:27 AM

Store clerk duct tapes robbery suspect at Clallam Bay

The Associated Press CLALLAM BAY, Clallam County — Sheriff’s deputies responding to a report of a robbery at a Clallam Bay convenience store found the suspect on the sidewalk, bound with duct tape around his ankles and wrists. The Clallam County sheriff’s office says the clerk at the Weel Road Deli, Cipriano Ojeda, confronted the man Wednesday…

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February 5, 2014 at 2:35 PM

13-year-old sentenced to 4 months for Westlake Mall attack

A 13-year-old boy pleaded guilty today to first-degree attempted robbery, two counts of fourth-degree assault and one count of third-degree theft in the beating of a Westlake Mall concierge and assault of two teens in two separate incidents last summer, according to the King County Prosecutor’s Office. Under a plea deal, the boy was sentenced to 120 days in detention, and an additional…

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January 23, 2014 at 3:39 PM

Charges filed in attack on Seattle U. student

A man and juvenile boy have been charged with first-degree robbery in connection with the stabbing of  a Seattle University student last week. Brandon Pamon and the 16-year-old boy, along with a 16-year-old girl, were arrested Jan. 15  after they followed a 23-year-old Seattle University student and then attacked him, pushed him to the ground, then stabbed him,…

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November 20, 2013 at 9:47 AM

Suspect arrested in last week’s Rainier Beach shooting

Seattle police have arrested a man suspected of shooting another man in the knee last week during an attempted robbery. The shooting occurred just after noon on Nov. 12 near the intersection of Renton Avenue South and South Ryan Street when the gunman attempted to rob the victim of his iPhone. The victim resisted and…

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November 12, 2013 at 2:23 PM

Man shot in knee during attempted robbery in Rainier Beach

A man was shot in the knee this afternoon during an attempted robbery in Rainier Beach. Police said the incident occurred at 12:15 p.m. near the intersection of Renton Avenue South and South Ryan Street when the gunman attempted to rob the victim of his iPhone. The victim resisted and was shot during a struggle, police said. Officers immediately searched the…

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October 18, 2013 at 6:52 PM

Man, 44, arrested after attempted gas-station robbery in South Seattle

A 44-year-old man was arrested in South Seattle after an attempted robbery at a gas station, according to Seattle police. The man walked into the gas station in the 2400 block of Beacon Avenue South and demanded money from an employee while pretending to hold a concealed weapon behind his back, according to a police report. The…

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