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March 3, 2014 at 1:27 PM

Home-invasion robbery investigated in Lynnwood

Lynnwood police are investigating a reported home-invasion robbery in the 6200 block of 202nd Street Southwest. Police were called to an in-progress home-invasion robbery at around 12:30 p.m. A female at the home told officers that two men, one wearing a mask and armed with a handgun, had forced their way into the home after first coming to the…

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December 13, 2013 at 12:03 PM

2 arrested after man held at gunpoint in Broadview home

Two men were arrested this morning after they broke into a Broadview house and held a man at gunpoint, Seattle police said. Police said the victim called the Police Department’s 911 center and whispered to a dispatcher that two armed men had burst into his home in the 12500 block of Seventh Avenue Northwest and held…

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December 5, 2013 at 8:14 AM

Elderly woman robbed and assaulted inside her Seattle home last night

An 83-year-old Seattle woman was attacked and robbed by three armed men who broke into her home last night, police said. The woman was on her computer at her home in the 4900 block of 28th Avenue South just before 8 p.m. when the three men, armed with handguns and wearing ski masks, forced their way inside, according to Seattle police….

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May 14, 2013 at 3:34 PM

Intruder killed in North Bend home identified by medical examiner’s office

The intruder stabbed to death early Monday in a fight with a couple in a North Bend home has been identified as Kenneth E. Boonstra, 48, according to the King County Medical Examiner’s Office. Boonstra died from a number of stab wounds, the medical examiner’s office says. He lived in North Bend, according to the King…

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April 12, 2013 at 11:07 AM

Masked men burst into North Seattle home, rob residents

Three armed masked men forced their way into a North Seattle home this morning, tied up two victims and stole several items, including a car, Seattle police said. The home’s occupant, a 36-year-old man, and a 34-year-old male friend visiting from out of town were in the house in the 7500 block of 44th Avenue Northeast when the three…

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April 10, 2013 at 12:04 PM

Seattle woman’s car stolen following home-invasion robbery

Seattle police are looking for three men who kicked in a woman’s door this morning and stole her car. The woman was asleep in her apartment in the 7900 block of Ninth Avenue Southwest just before 7 a.m. when she heard someone kicking in the front door, police said. She started screaming as a man walked into her…

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February 9, 2013 at 9:36 AM

Saturday Memo: Lunar New Year … cocktail contest … home invasion

Year of the Snake: If you’re looking to celebrate the Lunar New Year, head to Hing Hay Park in Seattle’s Chinatown International District for dragon and lion dances, a food walk, a children’s costume parade and music. Festivities are from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. today. People born in the Year of the Snake —…

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December 6, 2012 at 9:32 AM

Two intruders fatally shot at Pierce County pot house

The Associated Press On the day marijuana became legal in Washington, two masked intruders were killed at a luxury home near Puyallup where marijuana was being grown, the Pierce County sheriff’s office said. The homeowner called just before 8 a.m. Thursday to report a break-in and then called back a few minutes later to say shots were…

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November 1, 2012 at 12:06 PM

No trick, no treat: ‘Grim reapers’ rob Seattle family on Halloween

Three people in Halloween costume robbed a Beacon Hill family during a home-invasion robbery on Wednesday night, Seattle police said. The victims, who live near 17th Avenue South and South Ferdinand Street, opened their door around 9:15 p.m. expecting trick-or-treaters. Instead, they encountered three people dressed all in black and wearing what the victims described as “grim reaper costumes,” police said. The three pulled out handguns…

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October 19, 2012 at 11:52 AM

Intruder dressed as deliveryman stabs, robs Spanaway woman

The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department says a Spanaway woman was stabbed by an intruder who was dressed like a deliveryman and carrying a box. The victim, 57, was also tied up at her home in the 19600 block of 15th Avenue East. The Sherrif’s Department says the woman is in “very critical” condition. Her car was stolen, but it has been recovered. Deputies…

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