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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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December 28, 2012 at 2:48 PM

Police impersonator roaming, stealing in Volunteer Park

There appears to be a police impersonator roaming Seattle’s Volunteer Park on Capitol Hill. Seattle police say they have received reports this month of someone trying to pass himself off as an undercover cop. On Wednesday and on Dec. 19, park goers contacted officers to report being confronted by a man around the age of 40, said…


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May 23, 2012 at 7:52 PM

Recommendations made for Volunteer Park Greenhouse

A consultant hired by the Seattle Parks and Recreation to explore the future of the Volunteer Park Conservatory has recommended the department partner with a non-profit organization to operate the greenhouse in the future. It was one of several recommendations by EMD Consulting Group, which was asked to determine if there are realistic ways to reduce…


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