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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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April 11, 2014 at 11:49 AM

Cars, house damaged by South Seattle gunfire

Officers discovered damage to three vehicles and a house while investigating a call Thursday evening in South Seattle. Seattle police say officers responded to 911 calls of shots fired near Beacon Avenue South and South Leo Street around 7:45 p.m. The suspect, or suspects, and the vehicle involved were gone by the time officers arrived, police…


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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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February 28, 2014 at 6:25 AM

One dead in South Seattle head-on collision

UPDATE, 5:38 p.m. | The man who died after a head-on collision in South Seattle this morning has been identified as Elwin Trinh, 23. The cause of death was blunt-force trauma of the head and neck, according to the King County Medical Examiner’s Office. ORIGINAL POST | One man died and another was rushed to the…


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January 4, 2014 at 11:19 AM

Woman robbed on South Seattle street

A woman suffered minor injuries during a robbery in South Seattle on Friday night. Police say the 60-year-old victim’s purse was snatched shortly after she exited a Metro bus at Beacon Avenue South and South Cloverdale Street around 6 p.m. She was knocked to the ground and sustained a small abrasion to the back of her head. She was treated…


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November 30, 2013 at 8:05 PM

Car hit in drive-by shooting in South Seattle, but no one hurt

A drive-by shooting occurred in South Seattle this evening, but no one was injured despite a window being shot out in a car occupied by four people, according to the Seattle Police Department. Police responded just after 5 p.m. to a report of gunfire near the intersection of Rainier Avenue South and South College Street, according…


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November 28, 2013 at 2:24 PM

Young woman fights off attacker in South Seattle

Seattle police are looking for a man who grabbed a young woman from behind, threw her down, covered her mouth and groped her after she got off the No. 7 bus just before 11 p.m. Wednesday in the 4200 block of  South Dawson Street. The man ran away after the female, described by police as a juvenile, bit his hand,…


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October 26, 2013 at 9:34 PM

Suspect arrested in beating at 3rd and Yesler Saturday morning

A 19-year-old man was arrested Saturday for allegedly attacking another man who refused to comply with demands to relinquish his backpack, Seattle police said. At least five people participated in the beating, which occurred at about 6:40 a.m. at Third Avenue and Yesler Way, according to police. The victim was taken to Harborview Medical Center with what police said was…


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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 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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