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January 23, 2015 at 6:10 AM

Spokane deli robber threatened clerk with cattle prod

The Associated Press The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office hopes surveillance video identifies the robber who held up a Spokane deli with a cattle prod. The man entered Didier’s Yogurt and More deli on Sunday night armed with the footlong electrical stun device and demanded money. He fled with the cash from the registers.

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January 15, 2015 at 3:55 PM

Court documents describe brutal attack on Renton store clerk

A judge on Thursday found probable cause to hold a man in custody for allegedly slitting the throat of a Renton store clerk during a robbery Wednesday. The 44-year-old man was arrested Wednesday afternoon at an apartment complex in the 13400 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Way South after police received a phone call that…

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January 14, 2015 at 1:10 PM

Suspect arrested in brutal Renton store robbery

Update at 6:41 p.m.: Police say they arrested the suspect after receiving a phone call indicating he may be at an apartment complex in the 13300 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Way.  Renton police and King County deputies located and arrested the 44-year-old suspect without incident. He will be booked into the King County…

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January 1, 2015 at 10:41 PM

Man stabbed multiple times in Georgetown gas-station robbery

Update 7:50 a.m. Friday The  65-year-old man stabbed last night in an apparent robbery is now listed in serious condition at Harborview Medical Center. Original post A 65-year-old man working at a 76 gas station in the Georgetown neighborhood was stabbed multiple times in the back and chest during an apparent robbery Thursday evening, Seattle police said. Investigators were…

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December 10, 2014 at 1:47 PM

Man suspected of stabbing woman in Belltown arrested

A 38-year-old man suspected of stabbing and robbing a woman in Belltown earlier this month was arrested Tuesday night, Seattle police said. The victim ran into a business near Fourth Ave and Lenora Street around 4:30 p.m. Dec. 2 and told employees she had just been robbed and stabbed, police said. Employees called 911 and the 31-year-old woman was…

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December 4, 2014 at 12:15 PM

Woman stabbed, robbed in Belltown

Seattle police say the man pictured in this surveillance photo is suspected of stabbing a woman in a Belltown alley on Tuesday. The victim ran into a business near Fourth Ave and Lenora Street around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday and told employees she had just been robbed and stabbed, police said. Employees called 911 and the 31-year-old woman was…

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December 3, 2014 at 2:35 PM

Man robbed after getting off bus on Queen Anne

Seattle police are searching for at least one person after a robbery in the Queen Anne neighborhood  Tuesday night. Police said a man in his late teens approached a man who had just gotten off a bus at Fourth Avenue West and West Crockett Street around 7 p.m. The young man demanded the victim’s wallet and iPad before walking away,…

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November 25, 2014 at 6:23 AM

Seattle gang blamed for Lakewood home invasion robbery

The Associated Press TACOMA — Pierce County prosecutors say three members of a Seattle gang expected to find marijuana and cash when they targeted a Lakewood home for robbery, but it was the wrong house. The homeowner was pistol whipped but was able to arm himself Nov. 18 and fire shots that fatally wounded one of the…

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November 24, 2014 at 4:28 PM

Couple pistol-whipped, robbed at Seattle’s Volunteer Park

Seattle police are looking for two men who robbed and pistol-whipped a man and woman Sunday night at Volunteer Park. Police say the attackers came out of  bushes and confronted the two victims around 7 p.m. The two victims said they heard the sound of a handgun being cocked and one of the attackers saying they were being…

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