Deputies search for suspect in SeaTac 7-Eleven robbery

Deputies search for suspect in SeaTac 7-Eleven robbery
A photo of the suspect released by the King County Sheriff's Office (KCSO)

SeaTac, Wash. — Deputies with the King County Sheriff’s Office are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect in a recent robbery.

On Dec. 28, deputies said, a man entered a 7-Eleven in SeaTac, grabbed a handgun out of his waistband and demanded cash.

According to deputies, the clerk gave the man cash from the register and the man left the store.

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The man is described by deputies as “a white or light-skinned Hispanic male” and said he was 5 feet, 8 inches tall, with a medium build and a brown mustache.

Deputies said the man wore a black Nike hooded sweatshirt with a white zipper.

“He had the hood up and zipped up the jacket to partially cover his face. He had on red/maroon pants and brown Timberland-style boots,” a spokesperson for the Sheriff’s Office wrote in a news release.

Anyone with information on the suspect is asked to call the King County Sheriff’s Office nonemergency line at 206-296-3311 and reference case number C19049898.

Video released by deputies of the robbery:

Recently we posted screen shots from this 12/28/19 robbery at a SeaTac 7-11. Here is the actual video, which we hope will help someone out there recognize the suspect. The male entered the store, in the 100 BLK of S 176th St, at 5:05am. He grabbed a cup of coffee, brought it to the counter, and pulled a black handgun out of his waistband and demanded cash. The victim clerk gave him cash from the register. The male suspect left the store, leaving the coffee cup behind. Witnesses say he is a white or light-skinned Hispanic male, 5’8”, medium build, brown mustache. He wore a black Nike hoodie with white Nike symbol on front chest area with a white zipper. He had the hood up and zipped up the jacket to partially cover his face. He wore red/maroon pants, and brown ¾ top Timberland-style boots. If you recognize this suspect please call the King County Sheriff's Office non-emergency line 206/296-3311 and reference case number C19049898. You can also leave an anonymous tip with Crimestoppers at p3tips.com.

Posted by King County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday, January 22, 2020