• Teen taken into custody after cellphone robbery in West Seattle


    SEATTLE - A 16-year-old boy was taken into custody after a cellphone robbery at a West Seattle park Friday night, police said.

    At about 11 p.m. police responded to a report of a fight disturbance in Lincoln Park in the 8000 block of Fauntleroy Way Southwest.

    When officers arrived, a person told officers that a 16-year-old boy took his cellphone.

    Police searched the area and saw a group of juveniles boarding a Metro bus.

    The bus stopped at Southwest Wildwood Street and Southwest Brace Point Drive.

    Officers took the victim to the location and positively identified the teen who took his cellphone.

    The victim’s cellphone was recovered and the teen was booked into the Youth Service Center for investigation of robbery.  

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