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November 11, 2014 at 10:28 AM

Valiant valet foils purse-snatching in downtown Seattle

Seattle police credit a downtown valet with foiling a purse-snatching Monday night. Police said the victim was at Sixth Avenue and Pike Street around 7 p.m. when a female took a cell phone from her hand while a second female grabbed her purse and pulled the victim to the ground. The victim suffered a minor knee injury in…

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March 4, 2014 at 1:51 PM

Robber steals hundreds of dollars from blind man outside Seattle bank

Man who robbed a blind man of hundreds of dollars. (Seattle police photo) Seattle police are hoping you recognize this guy and turn him in. Why? They say he robbed a blind man of hundreds of dollars outside a bank last weekend. He then handed the victim a cigarette and fled, police say. The robbery happened around…

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December 18, 2012 at 9:31 AM

Pair of 16-year-old girls mug woman in South Seattle

Two 16-year-old girls were arrested last night after they attacked a woman and stole her purse near the Mount Baker Light Rail Station, according to Seattle police. The victim had just stepped off a bus around 9 p.m. when she heard someone behind her as she was walking underneath the station, police said. As the victim turned around, two teen…

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April 25, 2012 at 9:44 AM

SPD arrests woman suspected of punching, robbing man

Seattle police last night arrested a woman suspected of punching and robbing a man outside his apartment last month. The victim was using an ATM at a bank in the 500 block of South Jackson Street just before 10 a.m. on March 19 when he was approached by a woman who asked for money. The man refused and walked…

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November 29, 2011 at 9:46 AM

Traffic stop leads Seattle police to robbery suspect

There is not points to locate on the map A traffic stop on Sunday led Seattle police to one of two female suspects wanted in connection with a brutal strong-arm robbery earlier this month. The robbery occurred around 4:20 p.m. Nov. 17 when the female victim was confronted by two other women at a bus stop at…

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